Definitions for: Advise


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



Webster (1913) Definition: 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
risk.

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.


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.

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

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