Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb monish

2 senses of monish

Sense 1
caution, admonish, monish -- (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")

Sense 2
warn, discourage, admonish, monish -- (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")
       => rede, advise, counsel -- (give advice to; "The teacher counsels troubled students"; "The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud")

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