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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Advise \Ad*vise"\, verb (used with an object)

1. To consider; to deliberate. [Obs.]

Advise if this be worth attempting. --Milton.

2. To take counsel; to consult; -- followed by with; as, to advise with friends.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Advise \Ad*vise"\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Advised}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Advising}.] [OE. avisen to perceive, consider, inform, F. aviser, fr. LL. advisare. advisare; ad + visare, fr. L. videre, visum, to see. See {Advice}, and cf. {Avise}.]

1. To give advice to; to offer an opinion, as worthy or expedient to be followed; to counsel; to warn. "I shall no more advise thee." --Milton.

2. To give information or notice to; to inform; -- with of before the thing communicated; as, we were advised of the risk.

{To advise one's self}, to bethink one's self; to take counsel with one's self; to reflect; to consider. [Obs.]

Bid thy master well advise himself. --Shak.

Syn: To counsel; admonish; apprise; acquaint.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: give advice to; "The teacher counsels troubled students"; "The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud" [syn: {rede}, {advise}, {counsel}]

2: inform (somebody) of something; "I advised him that the rent was due" [syn: {advise}, {notify}, {give notice}, {send word}, {apprise}, {apprize}]

3: make a proposal, declare a plan for something; "the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax" [syn: {propose}, {suggest}, {advise}]

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