Definitions for "Admonish"
Keywords:  warn, counsel, caution, advise, notify
To warn or notify of a fault; to reprove gently or kindly, but seriously; to exhort.
To counsel against wrong practices; to cation or advise; to warn against danger or an offense; -- followed by of, against, or a subordinate clause.
To instruct or direct; to inform; to notify.
Keywords:  bad, child, task, behavior, take
take to task; "He admonished the child for his bad behavior"