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advise

ad·vise

advise

 
pronunciation:
d vaIz
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: advised, advises, advising
definition 1: to give advice to; counsel; recommend.
Her friend advised her to wait a while longer before making a decision.The doctor advised having some tests done.His sister advised him against driving through the snowstorm.Can you advise us concerning the financial aid application?The lawyer advised that she protect her work with a copyright.I don't know how to find a good dentist here; could you advise me?
synonyms:
advocate, counsel, guide, recommend
similar words:
admonish, direct, endorse, enjoin, instruct, prescribe, steer, tutor, urge
definition 2: to inform.
The committee will advise you of their decision within three weeks.
synonyms:
inform, tell
similar words:
disclose, impart, notify, relate, report
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to offer advice.
It's a book written to advise more than inform.
synonyms:
counsel
similar words:
caution, educate, teach
Word Builder: advise +
  • adviser, advisor:
    a person who advises.
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