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.
adj 1: having the benefit of careful prior consideration or
counsel; "a well-advised delay in carrying out the
plan" [syn: well-advised] [ant: ill-advised]
2: having received information; "be kept advised"