Advises



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

The younger Gaddafi added that while reforms are needed in the government, his father must remain as “the big father who advises.”
Gaddafi’s Final Days The Daily Beast February 20, 2011

“Go gay, be crippled, don’t sing and dance on screen,” Basinger advises.
10 Ways to Win an Oscar Jacob Bernstein February 27, 2010

For this reason, Dr. Greenberg advises individuals to have planned cheat meals during special events.
When Is It OK to Cheat? The Pros and Cons of Cheat Days DailyBurn July 13, 2014

He is chairman of Common Good and advises leaders of both parties on legal and regulatory reform.
Overregulated America Philip K. Howard February 16, 2009

In the third minute, he advises the visiting Mexican president to “get your ass on your plane” and go home.
Is Glenn Beck a Fake? Dana Milbank October 3, 2010

Historical Examples

I dare say he advises you to fight shy of me, and that sort of thing, eh?
Tom, Dick and Harry Talbot Baines Reed

He advises me when abroad to go to places where there is most to be seen and learned.
James Boswell William Keith Leask

The Croaker” advises him to “buy an eye-glass and become a dandy and a gentleman.
In the Track of the Bookworm Irving Browne

Now, sir,” he resumed, “Jemima advises me to engage a secretary.
The Golden Shoemaker J. W. Keyworth

A Valkyrie comes to her and tells her that Wotan’s spear is broken, and advises her to give the ring to the Rhine nymphs.
The Kingdom of God is Within You, What is Art Lyof N. Tolstoi

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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