verb (used with object), advised, advising.
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.
verb (used without object), advised, advising.
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.
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
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.
adjective pertaining to a computer memory device that allows data to be read from as well as written to memory Examples He did not realize that the computer had a read-write CD drive. Word Origin 1957
- Read/write head
[reed-rahyt] /ˈridˈraɪt/ noun, Computers. 1. an electromagnetic device, as in a disk or tape drive, that reads data from or writes data on a magnetic disk or tape.
[red-ee] /ˈrɛd i/ adjective, readier, readiest. 1. completely prepared or in fit condition for immediate action or use: troops ready for battle; Dinner is ready. 2. duly equipped, completed, adjusted, or arranged, as for an occasion or purpose: The mechanic called to say that the car is ready. 3. willing: ready to forgive. 4. prompt […]
[red-ee-meyd] /ˈrɛd iˈmeɪd/ noun 1. an everyday manufactured object, as a bottle rack, a snow shovel, a urinal, or a comb, that may by the creative act of selection and designation by an artist attain status as a work of art: associated almost exclusively with the aesthetic activities of Marcel Duchamp during the period 1915 […]