- considered (usually used in combination): ill-advised; well-advised.
- informed; apprised: The president was kept thoroughly advised.
Origin of advised
- to give counsel to; offer an opinion or suggestion as worth following: I advise you to be cautious.
- to recommend as desirable, wise, prudent, etc.: He advised secrecy for the sake of national security.
- to give (a person, group, etc.) information or notice (often followed by of): The investors were advised of the risk. They advised him that this was their final notice.
- to take counsel; consult (usually followed by with): I shall advise with my friends.
- to offer counsel; give advice or recommend particular actions, conduct, etc.: I shall act as you advise.
Origin of advise
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Examples from the Web for advised
But failing that, he advised pro-immigration reform Republican candidates such as former Gov. Jeb Bush to just skip the state.Can This Republican Bring the GOP Back to Its Senses on Immigration?
December 29, 2014
They were advised to “try showing a little class” and “[d]ress like you deserve respect, not a spot at a bar.”Let’s Not Forget: We Were All Teenagers Once
December 1, 2014
Hill advised him not to, saying that if he did so, the cadets would regard him as a coward.Stonewall Jackson, VMI’s Most Embattled Professor
S. C. Gwynne
November 29, 2014
On the morning of November 25, Regan advised Poindexter to be prepared to step down as national security advisor.How the Reagan White House Bungled Its Response to Iran-Contra Revelations
November 3, 2014
RT also reported that former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has advised Kiev against building a wall with Russia.The Great Wall of Ukraine
October 27, 2014
I have advised you to resume your own estate: that you won't do.
So that they are advised with upon every article relating to us, or that may affect us.
Now I am advised by others to try on my release to forget that I have ever been in a prison at all.De Profundis
At any rate, he advised Langdon to give Diablo a patient trial.
"You will if you wait," advised Farrell, a tinge of asperity in his tone.
- to offer advice (to a person or persons); counselhe advised the king; to advise caution; he advised her to leave
- (tr sometimes foll by of) formal to inform or notify
- (intr foll by with) mainly US or obsolete to consult or discuss
Word Origin and History for advised
late 13c., avisen "to view, consider," from Old French aviser "deliberate, reflect, consider" (13c.), from avis "opinion" (see advice). Meaning "to give counsel to" is late 14c. Related: Advised; advising.