Verb advice Definition and Examples



Definition as verb:

Misspelling of advise.

More definition: opinion or recommendation offered as a guide to action, conduct, etc., I shall act on your advice.

2.a communication, especially from a distance, containing information, Advice from abroad informs us that the government has fallen. Recent diplomatic advices have been ominous. official notification, especially one pertaining to a business agreement, an overdue advice.

1. recommendation as to appropriate choice of action; counsel

2. (sometimes pl) formal notification of facts, esp when communicated from a distance Word OriginC13, avis (later advise), via Old French from a Vulgar Latin phrase based on Latin ad to, according to + vīsum view (hence, according to one's view, opinion)Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollinsPublishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Cite This Source
late 13c., auys "opinion," from Old French avis "opinion, view, judgment, idea" (13c.), from phrase ço m'est à vis "it seems to me," or from Vulgar Latin *mi est visum "in my view," ultimately from Latin visum, neuter past participle of videre "to see" (see vision).The unhistoric -d- was introduced in English 15c., on model of Latin words in ad-. Substitution of -c- for -s- is 18c., to preserve the breath sound and to distinguish from advise. Meaning "opinion given as to action, counsel" is from late 14c.


Nothing she had seen so far led her to believe Señor Medena was the type who asked for advice - least of all, hers.

Howie, I can't tell you what to do; only give you advice and try to look at the options logically.

His advice had been to give in to Darkyn.

If you were alive, I wanted to see if you had any … advice about how to deal with Gabriel.

Good advice, she muttered and turned the page.

Mansr offered no other advice but rose and bowed once more before striding to the door.

I think the best advice I can give, is try to understand that everything she does and says initially comes from fear and shock.

Part of him rejoiced while another part of him thought the boon was too easily won from the creature before him.  There had to be a catch.  Death wouldn't agree to anything so easily.  He found himself wishing for the advice of Andre or Kris, men smart where he was brash.  She said nothing else and Rhyn turned away, striding out of the chamber.

"What advice does he give you?" she challenged.

The night my mother died, Eden gave me advice I've never forgotten.

We need the advice of a qualified actuary using the projected unit method.

The seventeenth-century Spanish writer Baltasar Gracián once offered this advice: "Never contend with a man who has nothing to lose."

Practically, the old have no very important advice to give the young, their own experience has been so partial, and their lives have been such miserable failures, for private reasons, as they must believe; and it may be that they have some faith left which belies that experience, and they are only less young than they were.

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