English noun: monition
|1.||monition (communication) a firm rebuke|
|Broader (hypernym)||rebuke, reprehension, reprimand, reproof, reproval|
|2.||monition (communication) cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness)|
|Samples||A letter of admonition about the dangers of immorality.|
The warning was to beware of surprises.
His final word of advice was not to play with matches.
|Synonyms||admonition, warning, word of advice|
|Narrower (hyponym)||deterrent example, example, lesson, object lesson|
|3.||monition (communication) 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|
|Synonyms||process of monition|
|Broader (hypernym)||process, summons|
|Domain category||jurisprudence, law|