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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"