Synonyms for deterrent example

Synonyms for (noun) deterrent example

Synonyms: lesson, deterrent example, object lesson, example

Definition: punishment intended as a warning to others

Usage: they decided to make an example of him

Similar words: admonition, monition, word of advice, warning

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

Usage: 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