premonish

verb pre·mon·ish \ (ˌ)prē-ˈmä-nish \

Definition of premonish

premonished; premonishing; premonishes
archaic : forewarn
archaic : to give warning in advance

First Known Use of premonish

circa 1530

in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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