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Definition of "advise" []

  • To offer advice to; counsel. (verb-transitive)
  • To recommend; suggest: advised patience. (verb-transitive)
  • Usage Problem To inform; notify. (verb-transitive)
  • To take counsel; consult: She advised with her associates. (verb-intransitive)
  • To offer advice. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "advise" in a sentence
  • "Although Consumers Union recommended that the label advise consumers to place generators at least 15 feet from a house or garage, the new label only tells consumers to place them “outside and far away from windows, doors, and vents.”"
  • "Although Consumers Union recommended that the label advise consumers to place generators at least 15 feet from a house or garage, the new label only tells consumers to place them “outside and far away from windows, doors, and vents.”"
  • "KAMBER: Well, I think again, I totally think that the president misunderstands what the term advise and consent is."