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ADVISE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does advise mean? 

ADVISE (verb)
  The verb ADVISE has 3 senses:

1. give advice to
2. inform (somebody) of something
3. make a proposal, declare a plan for something

  Familiarity information: ADVISE used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


ADVISE (verb)


Sense 1advise [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Give advice to

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

advise; counsel; rede

Context examples:

The teacher counsels troubled students / The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud

Hypernyms (to "advise" is one way to...):

discuss; hash out; talk over (speak with others about (something); talk (something) over in detail; have a discussion)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "advise"):

exhort; press; urge; urge on (force or impel in an indicated direction)

contraindicate (make a treatment inadvisable)

consult (advise professionally)

propound (put forward, as of an idea)

misadvise; misguide (give bad advice to)

tip; tip off (give insider information or advise to)

admonish; discourage; monish; warn (admonish or counsel in terms of someone's behavior)

deter; dissuade (turn away from by persuasion)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s somebody
Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE

Sentence examples:

Sam cannot advise Sue
They advise him to write the letter


Sense 2advise [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Inform (somebody) of something

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

send word; apprise; apprize; notify; give notice; advise

Context example:

I advised him that the rent was due

Hypernyms (to "advise" is one way to...):

inform (impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s somebody
Somebody ----s somebody of something
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Sense 3advise [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make a proposal, declare a plan for something

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

propose; suggest; advise

Hypernyms (to "advise" is one way to...):

declare (state emphatically and authoritatively)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "advise"):

advocate; recommend; urge (push for something)

advance; throw out (bring forward for consideration or acceptance)

proposition (suggest sex to)

feed back (respond to a query or outcome)

posit; put forward; state; submit (put before)

make a motion; move (propose formally; in a debate or parliamentary meeting)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something

Sentence example:

They advise him to write the letter


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