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mon·ish

 (mŏn′ĭsh)
tr.v. mon·ished, mon·ish·ing, mon·ish·es
To admonish; warn.

[Middle English monesten, monishe, from Old French monester, from Vulgar Latin *monestāre, alteration of Latin monēre, to warn; see men- in Indo-European roots.]

mon•ish

(ˈmɒn ɪʃ)

v.t.
Archaic. admonish.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.monish - warn stronglymonish - warn strongly; put on guard    
warn - notify of danger, potential harm, or risk; "The director warned him that he might be fired"; "The doctor warned me about the dangers of smoking"
2.monish - admonish or counsel in terms of someone's behaviormonish - admonish or counsel in terms of someone's behavior; "I warned him not to go too far"; "I warn you against false assumptions"; "She warned him to be quiet"
warn - notify of danger, potential harm, or risk; "The director warned him that he might be fired"; "The doctor warned me about the dangers of smoking"
advise, counsel, rede - give advice to; "The teacher counsels troubled students"; "The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud"
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He ad monished those who would attempt to reform educational institutions, but condemned "the speculative philosophy now taught in the schools" and dedicated his life to developing "a practical one" to replace it.