Definitions of monition

n cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness)

admonition, warning, word of advice
deterrent example, example, lesson, object lesson
punishment intended as a warning to others
Type of:
a proposal for an appropriate course of action

n a firm rebuke

admonishment, admonition
Type of:
rebuke, reprehension, reprimand, reproof, reproval
an act or expression of criticism and censure

n 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

process of monition
Type of:
process, summons
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

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