Ad*mon"ish (#), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Admonished (#); p. pr. & vb. n. Admonishing.] [OE. amonesten, OF. amonester, F. admonester, fr. a supposed LL. admonesstrare, fr. L. admonere to remind, warn; ad + monere to warn. See Monition.]
To warn or notify of a fault; to reprove gently or kindly, but seriously; to exhort.
him as a brother."
2 Thess. iii. 15.
To counsel against wrong practices; to cation or advise; to warn against danger or an offense; -- followed by of, against, or a subordinate clause.
Admonishing one another in psalms and hymns.
Col. iii. 16.
I warned thee, I admonished thee, foretold
The danger, and the lurking enemy.
To instruct or direct; to inform; to notify.
Moses was admonished of God, when he was about to make the tabernacle.
Heb. viii. 5.
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