Definition of Monish

1. Verb. Warn strongly; put on guard.

Exact synonyms: Admonish, Caution
Generic synonyms: Warn
Derivative terms: Admonisher, Admonition, Admonitory, Caution, Monition



2. Verb. Admonish or counsel in terms of someone's behavior. "Sam cannot monish Sue "; "She warned him to be quiet"
Exact synonyms: Admonish, Discourage, Warn
Related verbs: Warn
Generic synonyms: Advise, Counsel, Rede
Derivative terms: Admonisher, Admonition, Admonitory, Monition, Warning

Definition of Monish

1. v. t. To admonish; to warn. See Admonish.

Definition of Monish

1. Verb. (archaic) To admonish; to warn. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Monish

1. to warn [v -ED, -ING, -ES] - See also: warn

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monish

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monish (current term)
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monitor

Literary usage of Monish

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1. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1904)
"monish, ». To admonish. MONITION, ». Admonition. MONKEY-WHISK, ». A fop. MONKEY. In Northamptonshire, a house which is mortgaged is said to have the monkey ..."

2. The Metropolitan (1835)
"dat de monish is very scarce—dat I vill accept your offer, and vill take de fifty ... Vill you pay me my monish, Mr. Newland, or vill you go to prison ? ..."

3. The Metropolitan (1835)
"I have lent my monish a tousand times, and never once they did offer it me back. ... You send for me, and tell me you vish to pay back de monish directly; ..."

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