admonish


admonish

verb

Definition of ADMONISH

1
to criticize (someone) usually gently so as to correct a fault <admonished her for littering>
Near Antonyms approve, endorse (also indorse), OK (or okay), sanction; applaud, extol (also extoll), hail, laud, praise, salute, tout
2
to give advice to <my physician is always admonishing me to eat more healthy foods>

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