Pronunciation: (ad-mon'ish), [key]
1. to caution, advise, or counsel against something.
2. to reprove or scold, esp. in a mild and good-willed manner: The teacher admonished him about excessive noise.
3. to urge to a duty; remind: to admonish them about their obligations.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.