1. To take to task; SYN. reprove.
2. Reprove gently.
3. Admonish or counsel in terms of someone's behaviour
4. Warn strongly; put on guard
ETYM Old Eng. wernen, as. weornan, wyrnan. Related to Warn to admonish.
1. To admonish or counsel; SYN. discourage, admonish.
2. To notify of danger or of a risk.