Part of speech: verb

To advise of a fault; caution; exhort; instruct solemnly; warn.

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Usage examples "admonish":

  1. I was more accustomed to these things, and took it more coolly; in fact, I felt it necessary to admonish him to bear his victory with more becoming joy, and not to exult so outrageously. - "Memoirs of Henry Hunt, Esq. Volume 3", Henry Hunt.
  2. You may lecture, and remonstrate, and admonish, which all comes to the same thing, until night falls, but you will never make me see eye to eye with you in this. - "Desert Love", Joan Conquest.
  3. We have already heard the Apostle declaring it to be his work to " admonish every man and to teach every man," and found that the former office pointed to practical ethical instruction, not without rebuke and warning, while the latter referred rather to doctrinal teaching. - "The Expositor's Bible: Colossians and Philemon", Alexander Maclaren.