Translation of "admonish" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ədˈmɒn.ɪʃ/ us /-ˈmɑː.nɪʃ/ formal

to tell someone that they have done something wrong

amonestar, reprender
His mother admonished him for eating too quickly.

to advise someone to do something

amonestar, reprender
Her teacher admonished her to work harder for her exams.

(Translation of “admonish” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /ədˈmoniʃ/

(formal) to scold or rebuke

The judge admonished the young man for fighting in the street.
admonishment /ædˈmoniʃmənt/ noun

admonición, amonestación
He disregarded virtually all of her admonishments.
admonition /ӕd-/ noun

admonición, amonestación
She ignored the admonitions of her aunt.

(Translation of “admonish” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)