English to English
1. Giving previous notice; cautioning; admonishing; as, a warning voice.
2. serving to warn
shook a monitory finger at him|an exemplary jail sentence
3. a message informing of danger
a warning that still more bombs could explode
4. cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness)
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
5. notification of something, usually in advance
they gave little warning of their arrival|she had only had four days' warning before leaving Berlin
6. Previous notice.