Mo*ni"tion (?), n. [F., fr. L. monitio, from monere to warn, bring to mind; akin to E. mind. See Mind, and cf. Admonish, Money, Monster.]
Instruction or advice given by way of caution; an admonition; a warning; a caution.
Sage monitions from his friends.
Information; indication; notice; advice.
We have no visible monition of ... other periods, such as we have of the day by successive light and darkness.
3. Admiralty Practice
A process in the nature of a summons to appear and answer.
An order monishing a party complained against to obey under pain of the law.
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