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.
n : a proposal for an appropriate course of action