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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ad·vice n.
 1. An opinion recommended or offered, as worthy to be followed; counsel.
    We may give advice, but we can not give conduct.   --Franklin.
 2. Deliberate consideration; knowledge. [Obs.]
 How shall I dote on her with more advice,
 That thus without advice begin to love her?   --Shak.
 3. Information or notice given; intelligence; as, late advices from France; -- commonly in the plural.
 Note:In commercial language, advice usually means information communicated by letter; -- used chiefly in reference to drafts or bills of exchange; as, a letter of advice.
 4. Crim. Law Counseling to perform a specific illegal act.
 Advice boat, a vessel employed to carry dispatches or to reconnoiter; a dispatch boat.
 To take advice. (a) To accept advice. (b) To consult with another or others.
 Syn: -- Counsel; suggestion; recommendation; admonition; exhortation; information; notice.