Advisable



proper to be suggested or recommended; desirable or wise, as a course of action:
Is it advisable for me to write to him?
open to or desirous of .
Contemporary Examples

It is advisable to think in advance where they will go, not afterwards.
Tal Law Expires Tonight Orly Halpern July 30, 2012

It’s advisable to get paid up front, because these dream teams are often nightmares.
“The Blood Sporting of Picking Off CEOs” Eric Dezenhall October 4, 2008

To that end, selecting the best and the brightest was not advisable.
The Woman Who Could Nail Bush Scott Horton March 25, 2009

That does not mean it is practical, advisable, tenable, moral or that it should be perpetual.
Seeking A Realistic Mature Discussion About “Settlements” Gil Troy February 6, 2013

Otherwise, it might be advisable—perish the thought—to start reading newspapers again.
What’s Got CNN’S Anchors So Riled? Lloyd Grove February 18, 2014

Historical Examples

Careful handling of the nuts is advisable to preserve their viability.
Growing Nuts in the North Carl Weschcke

But not too ready, as I feared too much indulgence might not be advisable.
The Strand Magazine, Volume V, Issue 25, January 1893 Various

I have pastured my orchard with cattle and hogs; do not think it advisable; it does not pay.
The Apple Various

You might perhaps find it advisable to retire, Baron Domiloff.
The Traitors E. Phillips (Edward Phillips) Oppenheim

We have, therefore, deemed it advisable to notice them separately under the above heading.
The Ornithology of Shakespeare James Edmund Harting

adjective
worthy of recommendation; prudent; sensible
adj.

1640s, from advise (v.) + -able.

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    proper to be suggested or recommended; desirable or wise, as a course of action: Is it advisable for me to write to him? open to or desirous of . Contemporary Examples While we were discussing the advisability of my departure Geneviève reappeared in the doorway without her bonnet. Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True […]

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    to give counsel to; offer an opinion or suggestion as worth following: I advise you to be cautious. to recommend as desirable, wise, prudent, etc.: He advised secrecy for the sake of national security. to give (a person, group, etc.) information or notice (often followed by of): The investors were advised of the risk. They […]



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    to give counsel to; offer an opinion or suggestion as worth following: I advise you to be cautious. to recommend as desirable, wise, prudent, etc.: He advised secrecy for the sake of national security. to give (a person, group, etc.) information or notice (often followed by of): The investors were advised of the risk. They […]

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    to give counsel to; offer an opinion or suggestion as worth following: I advise you to be cautious. to recommend as desirable, wise, prudent, etc.: He advised secrecy for the sake of national security. to give (a person, group, etc.) information or notice (often followed by of): The investors were advised of the risk. They […]



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