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[wel-uh d-vahyzd]
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  1. acting with caution, care, or wisdom: They would be well-advised to sell the stock now.
  2. based on or showing wise consideration: There was a well-advised delay in carrying out her plan.
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Origin of well-advised

1350–1400; Middle English well avysed
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Related Words for well-advised

intelligent, judicious, prudent, sensible, smart, wise

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Contemporary Examples of well-advised

Historical Examples of well-advised

  • "You are well-advised," said I, when the rogue returned and handed me the ducats.

    The Strolling Saint

    Raphael Sabatini

  • The well-advised saleswoman will have interests outside of her work.

    The Canadian Girl at Work

    Marjory MacMurchy

  • I was well-advised to do so, for my success was in inverse ratio to my hopes.

    More Hunting Wasps

    J. Henri Fabre

  • Enjoyment is greatest when it is incidental to some well-advised quest.

    Revisiting the Earth

    James Langdon Hill

  • Determining that I should be well-advised to sleep on the problem, I presently turned in.

British Dictionary definitions for well-advised


adjective (well advised when postpositive)
  1. acting with deliberation or reason
  2. well thought out; considereda well-advised plan
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