advise

[ad-vahyz]
verb (used with object), advised, advising.
1.
to give counsel to; offer an opinion or suggestion as worth following: I advise you to be cautious.
2.
to recommend as desirable, wise, prudent, etc.: He advised secrecy.
3.
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.
4.
to take counsel; consult (usually followed by with ): I shall advise with my friends.
5.
to offer counsel; give advice: I shall act as you advise.

Origin:
1275–1325; late Middle English; replacing Middle English avisen < Anglo-French, Old French aviser, verbal derivative of avis opinion (< a vis; see advice)

preadvise, verb (used with object), preadvised, preadvising.
readvise, verb, readvised, readvising.

advice, advise (see synonym study at advice).


1. counsel, admonish, caution. 2. suggest. 3. inform, notify, apprise, acquaint. 4. confer, deliberate, discuss, consult.
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advise (ədˈvaɪz)
 
vb (sometimes foll by of) (foll by with)
1.  to offer advice (to a person or persons); counsel: he advised the king; to advise caution; he advised her to leave
2.  formal to inform or notify
3.  obsolete chiefly, or (US) to consult or discuss
 
[C14: via Old French from Vulgar Latin advīsāre (unattested) to consider, from Latin ad- to + visāre (unattested), from vīsere to view, from vidēre to see]

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advise
c.1300, avisen, from O.Fr. aviser, from avis (see advice). The verb preserves the older spelling. Related: Advisory "weather warning" (1931).
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Example sentences
There are plenty of myths advising how you can better keep the needles on your
  tree.
Notices are occasionally posted on busy summer days advising visitors that
  ozone has exceeded safe levels.
Health and environmental agencies are advising people to avoid contact with the
  sludge.
Advising him not tell anybody that they had been there and that they'd figure
  some way to get him out of town, they fled.
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