Definition of Monition

1. Noun. A firm rebuke.

Exact synonyms: Admonishment, Admonition
Generic synonyms: Rebuke, Reprehension, Reprimand, Reproof, Reproval
Derivative terms: Admonish, Admonish



2. Noun. Cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness). "His final word of advice was not to play with matches"
Exact synonyms: Admonition, Warning, Word Of Advice
Generic synonyms: Advice
Specialized synonyms: Deterrent Example, Example, Lesson, Object Lesson
Derivative terms: Admonish, Admonish, Monish, Monish, Warn

3. Noun. A summons issued after the filing of a libel or claim directing all parties concerned to show cause why the judgment asked for should not be granted.
Exact synonyms: Process Of Monition
Generic synonyms: Process, Summons
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law

Definition of Monition

1. n. Instruction or advice given by way of caution; an admonition; a warning; a caution.

Definition of Monition

1. Noun. A caution or warning of imminent danger. ¹

2. Noun. An admonition or rebuke. ¹

3. Noun. A summons in some courts. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Monition

1. a warning [n -S] - See also: warning

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monition

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monitoring device

Literary usage of Monition

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1. A Treatise on Maritime Law: Including the Law of Shipping; the Law of Marine by Theophilus Parsons (1859)
"The simple monition should be by service on the respondent, and it is issued only when neither ... If the person, then there may be an arrest or a monition. ..."

2. A Law Dictionary: Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States by John Bouvier (1856)
"Л special monition is a similar warrant, directed to the marshal or his ... A mixed monition is one which contains directions for a general monition to all ..."

3. The Canada Law Journalby Law Society of Upper Canada, William S. Hein & Company, Canadian Bar Association by Law Society of Upper Canada, William S. Hein & Company, Canadian Bar Association (1870)
"In opposition to the motion affidavits were filed, in which the respondent denied that since the service of the monition upon him, he bid ever prostrated ..."

4. Forms of Ecclesiastical Law: Or, The Mode of Conducting Suits in the by Thomas Oughton, James Thomas Law (1831)
"Execution of a monition for costs : and the form of denouncing excommunication by a ... The proctor who has gained the suit should apply for a monition, ..."

5. Annotated Forms of Federal Procedure by Frank Olds Loveland, George Washington Rightmire (1920)
"1501 Order Approving Stipulation and Ordering monition to Issue. ... It is further ordered and decreed that a monition issue under the seal of the court, ..."

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