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. Swift.


Information; indication; notice; advice.

We have no visible monition of ... other periods, such as we have of the day by successive light and darkness. Holder.

3. Admiralty Practice

A process in the nature of a summons to appear and answer.

4. Eccl.Law

An order monishing a party complained against to obey under pain of the law.



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