Synonyms of admonish in English:

admonish


See definition of admonish

verb

1‘he was severely admonished by his father’

SYNONYMS

reprimand, rebuke, scold, reprove, upbraid, chastise, chide, censure, castigate, lambaste, berate, reproach, lecture, criticize, take to task, pull up, read the Riot Act to, give a piece of one's mind to, haul over the coals

informal tell off, give someone a telling-off, dress down, give someone a dressing-down, bawl out, pitch into, lay into, lace into, blow up, give someone an earful, give someone a roasting, give someone a rocket, give someone a rollicking, rap over the knuckles, slap someone's wrist, send someone away with a flea in their ear, let someone have it, give someone hell

British informal tick off, have a go at, carpet, tear someone off a strip, monster, give someone a mouthful, give someone what for, give someone some stick, give someone a wigging

North American informal chew out, ream out

British vulgar slang bollock, give someone a bollocking

dated trim, rate, give someone a rating

rare reprehend, objurgate

ANTONYMS

praise

2‘she admonished him to drink no more than one glass of wine’

SYNONYMS

advise, recommend, urge, caution, warn, counsel, exhort, implore, beseech, entreat, encourage, bid, enjoin, adjure, push, pressure

ANTONYMS

discourage