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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb admonish:

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Synonyms of the verb admonish

The verb admonish has more than one meaning. Please check the definition for more details about its synonyms.

Equivalent words for the verb admonish, that have fewer characters:

  1. caution (7 letter word for admonish)
    • inflections: cautioned, cautioning, cautions
    • related terms: incaution, incautious, overcaution, overcautious, precaution, precautious, recaution, cautioner
  2. monish (6 letter word for admonish)
    • inflections: monished, monishing, monishes
    • related terms: demonish, demonishness, commonish, premonish, premonishment, monishment, monisher
  3. reproof (7 letter word for admonish)
    • inflections: reproofed, reproofing, reproofs
    • related term: reproofless
  4. reprove (7 letter word for admonish)
    • inflections: reproved, reproven, reproving, reproves
    • related terms: reproval, reprovable, reprover
  5. warn (4 letter word, the shortest synonym for admonish)
    • inflections: warned, warning, warns
    • related terms: awarn, unwarn, diswarn, forewarn, forewarner, prewarn, rewarn, warnage, warnish, warner

Equivalent words for the verb admonish, that have more characters:

  1. discourage (10 letter word, the longest synonym for admonish)
    • inflections: discouraged, discouraging, discourages
    • related terms: overdiscourage, prediscourage, rediscourage, discourager

Hypernyms of the verb admonish

More generic words for the verb admonish, that have fewer characters:

  1. act (3 letter word)
    • inflections: acted, acting, acts
    • related terms: unact, unactable, unaction, unactive, inact, inaction, inactive, exact, exactment, exactness, exactable, exacter, exactor, exaction, exactive, exactly, transact, transactor, transaction, Transactive, anteact, coact, coactor, coaction, coactive, counteract, counteracter, counteractor, counteractant, counteraction, counteractive, foreact, interact, Interactor, interactant, interaction, interactive, misact, outact, overact, Overactor, overaction, overactive, peract, postact, preact, preaction, preactive, react, reactance, reactor, reactant, reaction, reactive, re-act, retroact, retroaction, retroactive, subact, subaction, underact, underactor, underaction, underactive, ACCY, actify, actine, actless, acture, actable, actor, actious, Actant, action, active
  2. advise (6 letter word)
    • inflections: advised, advising, advises
    • related terms: counteradvise, counteradvance, disadvise, disadvance, foreadvise, misadvise, preadvise, preadvisable, preadviser, readvise, advisal, advisee, advisy, advisable, adviser, advisor, advisive
  3. comment (7 letter word)
    • inflections: commented, commenting, comments
    • related terms: Uncomment, precomment, undercomment, commentable, commentate, commenter, commentation, commentative
  4. counsel (7 letter word)
    • inflections: counselled, counselling, counseled, counseling, counsels
    • related terms: Cocounsel, discounsel, forecounsel, miscounsel, miscounselling, precounsel, recounsel, counselee, counselful, counselling, counselable, counselor
  5. declare (7 letter word)
    • inflections: declared, declaring, declares
    • related terms: undeclare, undeclarable, undeclarative, foredeclare, misdeclare, misdeclaration, predeclare, predeclaration, redeclare, redeclaration, declarable, declarer, declarant, declaration, declarative
  6. discuss (7 letter word)
    • inflections: discussed, discussing, discusses
    • related terms: overdiscuss, prediscuss, rediscuss, discussment, discussable, discussible, discusser, discussant, discussive
  7. enjoin (6 letter word)
    • inflections: enjoined, enjoining, enjoins
    • related terms: reenjoin, re-enjoin, enjoinment, enjoiner
  8. explain (7 letter word)
    • inflections: explained, explaining, explains
    • related terms: misexplain, overexplain, preexplain, pre-explain, reexplain, re-explain, Underexplain, explainable, explainer
  9. go (2 letter word, the shortest hypernym for admonish)
    • inflections: went, gone, going, goes
  10. hit (3 letter word)
    • inflections: hit, hitting, hits
    • related terms: unhit, mishit, outhit, overhit, hitless, hitman, Hitwoman
  11. inform (6 letter word)
    • inflections: informed, informing, informs
    • related terms: Disinform, misinform, misinformer, misinformant, misinformation, misinformative, overinform, preinform, preinformation, reinform, subinform, informal, Informee, informable, informer, informous, informant, information, informity, informative
  12. knap (4 letter word)
    • inflections: knapped, knapping, knaps
  13. knock (5 letter word)
    • inflections: knocked, knocking, knocks
    • related terms: reknock, knockless, knocker
  14. notice (6 letter word)
    • inflections: noticed, noticing, notices
    • related terms: counternotice, forenotice, prenotice, renotice, noticable, noticer
  15. order (5 letter word)
    • inflections: ordered, ordering, orders
    • related terms: unorder, Inorder, co-order, counterorder, disorder, foreorder, misorder, overorder, postorder, preorder, reorder, Reorderer, suborder, Underorder, orderless, orderable, orderer, orderly
  16. rap (3 letter word)
  17. rede (4 letter word)
    • inflections: reded, reding, redes
    • related terms: outrede, REDEN, redial, redeless, redive, redely
  18. remark (6 letter word)
    • inflections: remarked, remarking, remarks
    • related terms: Counterremark, remarkable, remarker
  19. say (3 letter word)
    • inflections: said, saying, says
    • related terms: unsay, foresay, missay, outsay, oversay, presay, resay, undersay, withsay, sayee, sayette, saic, saily
  20. sound (5 letter word)
    • inflections: sounded, sounding, sounds
    • related terms: unsound, unsoundness, unsoundable, unsounder, unsoundly, consound, foresound, missound, outsound, oversound, presound, resound, resounder, re-sound, undersound, soundage, soundful, soundless, Soundlike, soundness, soundable, sounder, soundman, soundly, Soundwise
  21. strike (6 letter word)
    • inflections: struck, stricken, striking, strikes
    • related terms: unstrike, counterstrike, outstrike, overstrike, Poststrike, restrike, understrike, upstrike, Strikee, striken, strikeless, Strikelike, striker
  22. tell (4 letter word)
    • inflections: told, telling, tells
    • related terms: untell, untelic, untelling, foretell, foretelling, mistell, mistelling, outtell, outtelling, overtell, overtelling, pretell, pretelling, retell, retelling, tellee, tellen, tellsome, telly, tellable, teller

More generic words for the verb admonish, that have more characters:

  1. criticise (9 letter word, one of the longest hypernyms for admonish)
    • inflections: criticised, criticising, criticises
    • related terms: critical, criticism, criticist, criticship, criticize, Criticization
  2. criticize (9 letter word, one of the longest hypernyms for admonish)
    • inflections: criticized, criticizing, criticizes
    • related terms: overcriticize, overcritical, overcriticism, precriticize, precritical, precriticism, recriticize, critical, criticism, criticist, criticship, criticise, Criticization
  3. explicate (9 letter word, one of the longest hypernyms for admonish)
    • inflections: explicated, explicating, explicates
    • related terms: misexplicate, reexplicate, reexplication, explicable, explication, explicative

More generic phrases for the verb admonish, that have the same number of characters:

  1. hash out (8 character phrase)
  2. run into (8 character phrase)

More generic phrases for the verb admonish, that have more characters:

  1. collide with (12 characters phrase, the longest phrasal hypernym for admonish)
  2. impinge on (10 character phrase)
  3. pick apart (10 character phrase)
  4. point out (9 character phrase)
  5. talk over (9 character phrase)

Related words for the term admonish, that have fewer characters:

  1. alert (5 letter word)
    • inflections: alerted, alerting, alerts
    • related terms: unalert, unalertness, unalertly, alertness, alerter, alertly
  2. charge (6 letter word)
    • inflections: charged, charging, charges
    • related terms: uncharge, countercharge, discharge, dischargee, discharger, intercharge, Microcharge, mischarge, overcharge, overcharger, precharge, recharge, recharger, surcharge, surcharger, undercharge, chargee, chargable, charger
  3. chide (5 letter word)
    • inflections: chided, chiding, chides, chid, chidden
    • related terms: outchide, chider
  4. correct (7 letter word)
    • inflections: corrected, correcting, corrects
    • related terms: uncorrect, uncorrectness, uncorrectable, uncorrectible, uncorrective, uncorrectly, incorrect, incorrectness, incorrection, incorrectly, miscorrect, miscorrection, overcorrect, overcorrection, precorrect, precorrectness, precorrection, precorrectly, recorrect, recorrection, undercorrect, correctify, correctness, correctable, correctible, correcter, corrector, correctant, correction, corrective, correctly
  5. daunt (5 letter word)
    • inflections: daunted, daunting, daunts
    • related terms: adaunt, dauncy, dauntless, daunter
  6. exhort (6 letter word)
    • inflections: exhorted, exhorting, exhorts
    • related terms: exhorter, exhortation, exhortative
  7. incite (6 letter word)
    • inflections: incited, inciting, incites
    • related terms: misincite, reincite, incitable, incitate, inciter, incitant, incitation, incitive, incitative
  8. induce (6 letter word)
    • inflections: induced, inducing, induces
    • related terms: preinduce, preinduction, preinductive, reinduce, reinduction, subinduce, inducible, inducer, induction, inducive, inductive
  9. lecture (7 letter word)
    • inflections: lectured, lecturing, lectures
    • related terms: prelecture, Telelecture, lecturee, lecturess, lecturette, lecturer
  10. lesson (6 letter word)
    • inflections: lessoned, lessoning, lessons
    • related term: E-Lesson
  11. move (4 letter word)
    • inflections: moved, moving, moves
    • related terms: amove, amovable, demove, commove, Comove, countermove, counter-move, emove, mismove, outmove, Postmove, premove, premover, remove, removal, removable, remover, upmove, Moval, moveless, movement, moveable, mover
  12. notify (6 letter word)
    • inflections: notified, notifying, notifies
    • related terms: unnotify, prenotify, renotify, notifiable, notifier
  13. preach (6 letter word)
    • inflections: preached, preaching, preaches
    • related terms: unpreach, Unpreachy, Unpreachable, counterpreach, outpreach, overpreach, repreach, preachify, preachment, preachy, preachable, preacher, preachman
  14. prompt (6 letter word)
    • inflections: prompted, prompting, prompts
    • related terms: unprompt, unpromptness, unpromptly, imprompt, overprompt, overpromptness, overpromptly, underprompt, underprompter, Promptless, promptness, prompture, prompter, promptive, promptly
  15. rate (4 letter word)
    • inflections: rated, rating, rates
    • related terms: ARATE, derate, derater, deratize, deratization, deration, Unrate, irrate, counterrate, disrate, misrate, outrate, overrate, rerate, underrate, Uprate, ratal, ratify, rateless, ratement, rateable, rater, ration
  16. rebuke (6 letter word)
    • inflections: rebuked, rebuking, rebukes
    • related terms: rebukable, rebuker
  17. scold (5 letter word)
    • inflections: scolded, scolding, scolds
    • related terms: outscold, scoldable, scolder
  18. spank (5 letter word)
    • inflections: spanked, spanking, spanks
    • related terms: Spankee, spanky, Spankable, spanker
  19. tip (3 letter word)
    • inflections: tipped, tipping, tips
    • related terms: atip, overtip, retip, Undertip, tipful, tipless, tiplet, tipman
  20. upbraid (7 letter word)
    • inflections: upbraided, upbraiding, upbraids
    • related term: upbraider
  21. urge (4 letter word)
    • inflections: urged, urging, urges
    • related terms: exurge, courge, courgette, overurge, reurge, urgence, urger, urgent

Related words for the term admonish, that have the same number of characters:

  1. chastise (8 letter word)
    • inflections: chastised, chastising, chastises
    • related terms: chastisable, chastiser
  2. dissuade (8 letter word)
    • inflections: dissuaded, dissuading, dissuades
    • related terms: undissuade, undissuadable, predissuade, dissuadable, dissuader
  3. forewarn (8 letter word)
    • inflections: forewarned, forewarning, forewarns
    • related term: forewarner
  4. persuade (8 letter word)
    • inflections: persuaded, persuading, persuades
    • related terms: unpersuade, unpersuadable, mispersuade, overpersuade, prepersuade, repersuade, Persuadee, persuadable, persuader
  5. reproach (8 letter word)
    • inflections: reproached, reproaching, reproaches
    • related terms: re-reproach, reproachful, reproachless, reproachable, reproacher
  6. threaten (8 letter word)
    • inflections: threatened, threatening, threatens
    • related terms: outthreaten, prethreaten, rethreaten, threatenable, threatener

Related words for the term admonish, that have more characters:

  1. encourage (9 letter word)
    • inflections: encouraged, encouraging, encourages
    • related terms: disencourage, misencourage, preencourage, pre-encourage, reencourage, re-encourage, encourager
  2. expostulate (11 letter word)
    • inflections: expostulated, expostulating, expostulates
    • related terms: expostulation, expostulative
  3. intimidate (10 letter word)
    • inflections: intimidated, intimidating, intimidates
    • related terms: intimidation, intimidity
  4. objurgate (9 letter word)
    • inflections: objurgated, objurgating, objurgates
    • related terms: objurgation, objurgative
  5. remonstrate (11 letter word)
    • inflections: remonstrated, remonstrating, remonstrates
    • related terms: remonstrance, remonstrant, remonstration, remonstrative
  6. reprehend (9 letter word)
    • inflections: reprehended, reprehending, reprehends
    • related terms: reprehendable, reprehender
  7. reprimand (9 letter word)
    • inflections: reprimanded, reprimanding, reprimands
    • related terms: overreprimand, reprimander
  8. unpersuade (10 letter word)
    • related term: unpersuadable
  9. Admonished (10 letter word)
    • related terms: unadmonished, admonishment, admonisher
  10. Admonisher (10 letter word)
    • related term: admonishment
  11. Admonishers (11 letter word)
    • related terms: admonishment, admonisher
  12. Admonishing (11 letter word)
    • related terms: admonishment, admonisher
  13. Admonishment (12 letter word)
    • related term: admonisher
  14. Admonition (10 letter word)
    • related terms: preadmonition, admonitor, admonitive
  15. Admonitional (12 letter word)
    • related terms: admonitor, admonition, admonitive
  16. Admonitorily (12 letter word)
  17. Admonitors (10 letter word)
    • related terms: admonitorial, admonitory
  18. Admonitory (10 letter word)
    • related terms: unadmonitory, admonitorial, admonitorily
  19. foreadmonish (12 letter word)
  20. preadmonish (11 letter word)

Related phrase for the term admonish, that has fewer characters:

  1. tip off (7 character phrase)

Related phrases for the term admonish, that have the same number of characters:

  1. set down (8 character phrase)
  2. tick off (8 character phrase)

Related phrases for the term admonish, that have more characters:

  1. bring to book (13 character phrase)
  2. call down (9 character phrase)
  3. call to account (15 character phrase)
  4. cry havoc (9 character phrase)
  5. cry out against (15 character phrase)
  6. frighten off (12 character phrase)
  7. give fair warning (17 character phrase)
  8. give notice (11 character phrase)
  9. give warning (12 character phrase)
  10. have words with (15 character phrase)
  11. issue a caveat (14 character phrase)
  12. issue an ultimatum (18 character phrase)
  13. kid out of (10 character phrase)
  14. set straight (12 character phrase)
  15. sound the alarm (15 character phrase)
  16. straighten out (14 character phrase)
  17. take down (9 character phrase)
  18. take to task (12 character phrase)
  19. talk out of (11 character phrase)
  20. utter a caveat (14 character phrase)
  21. warn against (12 character phrase)

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