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Definition 1: a firm rebuke - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for monition in the sense of this definition

(monition is a kind of ...) an act or expression of criticism and censure

"he had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face"

Definition 2: cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness) - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where monition or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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 for monition in the sense of this definition

(monition is a kind of ...) a proposal for an appropriate course of action

(... is a kind of monition ) punishment intended as a warning to others

"they decided to make an example of him"

Definition 3: 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 - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for monition in the sense of this definition

(monition is a kind of ...) a writ issued by authority of law; usually compels the defendant's attendance in a civil suit; failure to appear results in a default judgment against the defendant

(monition belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

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