Advised



considered (usually used in combination):
ill-advised; well-advised.
informed; apprised:
The president was kept thoroughly advised.
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 advised him that this was their final notice.
to take counsel; consult (usually followed by with):
I shall advise with my friends.
to offer counsel; give or recommend particular actions, conduct, etc.:
I shall act as you advise.
Contemporary Examples

He then advised his wife to stay home, while he went to move his boat off shore.
Japanese Horror Director Tackles the 3/11 Tsunami Jake Adelstein, Nathalie-Kyoko Stucky February 22, 2013

They were advised to “try showing a little class” and “[d]ress like you deserve respect, not a spot at a bar.”
Let’s Not Forget: We Were All Teenagers Once Russell Saunders November 30, 2014

It was Freston and attorney Skip Brittenham who advised Wiatt to step down from WME.
A Hollywood Player’s Second Act Nicole LaPorte May 19, 2010

Lawyers have advised me not to speak in specific numbers, but the book sold millions of copies worldwide.
The Bag Lady Papers Alexandra Penney December 16, 2008

Were these ACORN folks the same people who advised Rod Blagojevich?
The Right’s Bob Woodward? Conor Friedersdorf September 14, 2009

Historical Examples

This is what Godfrey did, and also what he advised Tartlet to do.
Godfrey Morgan Jules Verne

I have advised you to resume your own estate: that you won’t do.
Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) Samuel Richardson

“Well, I wouldn’t count too much on it,” advised the woman, sourly.
The Little Colonel: Maid of Honor Annie Fellows Johnston

At any rate, he advised Langdon to give Diablo a patient trial.
Thoroughbreds W. A. Fraser

“Hair would be best,” he advised tentatively, sipping his whisky-and-soda.
The Bright Messenger Algernon Blackwood

adjective
resulting from deliberation See also ill-advised, well-advised
verb (when transitive, may take a clause as object or an infinitive)
to offer advice (to a person or persons); counsel: he advised the king, to advise caution, he advised her to leave
(formal) (transitive) sometimes foll by of. to inform or notify
(mainly US or obsolete) (intransitive) foll by with. to consult or discuss
v.

late 13c., avisen “to view, consider,” from Old French aviser “deliberate, reflect, consider” (13c.), from avis “opinion” (see advice). Meaning “to give counsel to” is late 14c. Related: Advised; advising.

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