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Meaning of ADVISE

Pronunciation:  ad'vIz

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  give advice to
  2. [v]  give information or notice to; "I advised him that the rent was due"
  3. [v]  make a proposal, declare a plan for something

ADVISE is a 6 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: apprise, apprize, counsel, give notice, notify, propose, send word, suggest
 See Also: admonish, advance, advocate, consult, contraindicate, declare, deter, discourage, discuss, dissuade, exhort, feed back, inform, make a motion, misadvise, misadvize, misguide, monish, move, press, proposition, propound, put forward, recommend, state, submit, talk over, throw out, tip off, urge, urge on, warn



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Ad*vise"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Advised}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Advising}.] [OE. avisen to perceive, consider, inform, F.
    aviser, fr. LL. advisare. advisare; ad + visare, fr. L.
    videre, visum, to see. See {Advice}, and cf. {Avise}.]
    1. To give advice to; to offer an opinion, as worthy or
       expedient to be followed; to counsel; to warn. ``I shall
       no more advise thee.'' --Milton.
    2. To give information or notice to; to inform; -- with of
       before the thing communicated; as, we were advised of the
    {To advise one's self}, to bethink one's self; to take
       counsel with one's self; to reflect; to consider. [Obs.]
             Bid thy master well advise himself.   --Shak.
    Syn: To counsel; admonish; apprise; acquaint.
  2. \Ad*vise"\, v. t.
    1. To consider; to deliberate. [Obs.]
             Advise if this be worth attempting.   --Milton.
    2. To take counsel; to consult; -- followed by with; as, to
       advise with friends.
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