advise


advise
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W2S2 [ədˈvaız] v
[Date: 1300-1400; : Old French; Origin: aviser, from avis; ADVICE]
1.) [I and T]
to tell someone what you think they should do, especially when you know more than they do about something
She needed someone to advise her.
'Make sure that you keep the documents in a safe place,' Otley advised him.
advise sb to do sth
Evans advised him to leave London.
You are strongly advised to take out medical insurance when visiting China.
advise sb against (doing) sth
I'd advise you against saying anything to the press.
advise that
Experts advise that sunscreen be reapplied every one to two hours.
advise caution/patience/restraint etc
(=advise people to be careful, patient etc)
The makers advise extreme caution when handling this material.
2.) [I and T]
to be employed to give advice on a subject about which you have special knowledge or skill
advise on
She's been asked to advise on training the new sales team.
advise sb on sth
He advises us on tax matters.
3.) [T] formal
to tell someone about something
advise sb of sth
We'll advise you of any changes in the delivery dates.
Keep us advised of (=continue to tell us about) any new developments.
advise sb that
They advised him that the tour would proceed.
4.) you would be well/ill advised to do sth
used to tell someone that it is wise or unwise to do something
You would be well advised to stay in bed and rest.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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