Ad·vise, v. t.
1. To consider; to deliberate. [Obs.]
Advise if this be worth attempting. --Milton.
2. To take counsel; to consult; -- followed by with; as, to advise with friends.
Ad·vise v. t. [imp. & p. p. Advised p. pr. & vb. n. Advising ]
1. To give advice to; to offer an opinion, as worthy or expedient to be followed; to counsel; to warn. “I shall no more advise thee.”
2. To give information or notice to; to inform; -- with of before the thing communicated; as, we were advised of the risk.
To advise one's self, to bethink one's self; to take counsel with one's self; to reflect; to consider. [Obs.]
Bid thy master well advise himself. --Shak.
Syn: -- To counsel; admonish; apprise; acquaint.
v 1: give advice to; "The teacher counsels troubled students";
"The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax
fraud" [syn: counsel]
2: give information or notice to; "I advised him that the rent
was due" [syn: notify, give notice, send word, apprise,
3: make a proposal, declare a plan for something [syn: propose,