To comment or comment critically, frequently with strong disapproval or censure: "a man . . . whom animadverts on miserly customers, egocentric physicians, psychoanalysis and Lucky Luciano with evenhanded fervor” ( Irwin Faust).
To take notice; to see or watch; -- commonly followed closely by that.
to think about or remark through critique or censure; to convey censure; -- with on or upon.
To just take cognizance judicially; to cause discipline.