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adviser

ad·vis·er (ad·vi·sor)

adviser (advisor)

 
 
pronunciation:
d vaI zr
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person who provides advice.
I'd like to help, but I'm not a very good adviser in matters like this.He went to a financial adviser to get some advice about investing his money.
synonyms:
counselor, guide
similar words:
director
definition 2: a teacher or other person in an official capacity who gives advice on certain matters, esp. those of an educational or vocational nature.
His adviser at school told him he should apply to a number of colleges rather than just one.
synonyms:
consultant, counselor, mentor
similar words:
coach, counsel, expert, guide, mediator, professional, pundit, teacher, therapist, tutor
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