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.
- pre·ad·vise, verb (used with object), pre·ad·vised, pre·ad·vis·ing.
- re·ad·vise, verb, re·ad·vised, re·ad·vis·ing.
- advice, advise
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How to use advise in a sentence
It also advises wearing a mask while preparing food, and using things like single-serving salad dressing and condiments to keep people from sharing.Center for Disease Control Says to Bring Your Own Food if You Insist on Doing Thanksgiving This Year | Jaya Saxena | November 12, 2020 | Eater
For starters, Sheridan advises parents who’ve overheard something they find objectionable to speak to the teacher one on one, away from students and outside of class time.Distance learning is straining parent-teacher relationships | Ashley Fetters | November 12, 2020 | Washington Post
“When I started advising the AGs last year, I had my first meeting with them in Austin,” Caffarra said in an interview.Europe fined Google nearly $10 billion for antitrust violations, but little has changed | Jeanne Whalen | November 10, 2020 | Washington Post
Without exception, they advised him to visit Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson.Jonathan Sacks, influential chief rabbi of the United Kingdom, dies at 72 | Phil Davison | November 10, 2020 | Washington Post
While Smith led the private equity firm, Brockman continued to advise on investments, according to the indictment.A dodgy deal helped make him a billionaire. It worked, until now. | Peter Whoriskey, Yeganeh Torbati, Keith L. Alexander | November 9, 2020 | Washington Post
The one caveat: Asprey advises only buying butter made from grass-fed or pastured cows.Bulletproof Coffee and the Case for Butter as a Health Food | DailyBurn | December 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
She also advises finding a doctor and a bedside nurse who are comfortable with the procedure.The Nurse Coaching People Through Death by Starvation | Nick Tabor | November 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He advises young entrepreneurs that the entire goal of any good businessman is to completely own their market.
The Humane Society is under attack by a PR firm that advises the American Kennel Association.
For this reason, Dr. Greenberg advises individuals to have planned cheat meals during special events.When Is It OK to Cheat? The Pros and Cons of Cheat Days | DailyBurn | July 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
She advises them all to marry for some silly notion and let a good home slip, Ive no doubt.Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline | Jennie M. Drinkwater
The more experienced he becomes, the more he advises letting them alone or using gentle measures.The Treatment of Hay Fever | George Frederick Laidlaw
Lermoyez also advises caution in accepting the gouty theory to the neglect of known remedies for the disease.The Treatment of Hay Fever | George Frederick Laidlaw
When Hudibras is unable to solve ‘the problems of his fate,’ Ralpho, his squire, advises him to apply to the famous thaumaturgist.Witch, Warlock, and Magician | William Henry Davenport Adams
He rightly advises the teacher to listen carefully to good speakers, avoiding (as a rule) those of his own profession.The Sounds of Spoken English | Walter Rippmann
British Dictionary definitions for advise
to offer advice (to a person or persons); counsel: he 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
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