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Definition 1: give advice to - [verb of communication]

Samples where advise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The teacher counsels troubled students
  • The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud

Synonyms for advise in the sense of this definition

(advise is a kind of ...) speak with others about (something); talk (something) over in detail; have a discussion

"We discussed our household budget"

(... is a kind of advise ) force or impel in an indicated direction

"I urged him to finish his studies"

(... is a kind of advise ) turn away from by persuasion

"Negative campaigning will only dissuade people"

(... is a kind of advise ) advise or counsel in terms of someone's behavior

"I warned him not to go too far" "I warn you against false assumptions" "She warned him to be quiet"

(... is a kind of advise ) give insider information or advise to

"He tipped off the police about the terrorist plot"

(... is a kind of advise ) give bad advice to

(... is a kind of advise ) put forward, as of an idea

(... is a kind of advise ) advise professionally

"The professor consults for industry"

(... is a kind of advise ) make a treatment inadvisable

Definition 2: inform (somebody) of something - [verb of communication]

Samples where advise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I advised him that the rent was due

Synonyms for advise in the sense of this definition

(advise is a kind of ...) impart knowledge of some fact, state of affairs, or event to

"I informed him of his rights"

Definition 3: make a proposal, declare a plan for something - [verb of communication]

Samples where advise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax

Synonyms for advise in the sense of this definition

(advise is a kind of ...) state emphatically and authoritatively

"He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with"

(... is a kind of advise ) push for something

"The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day"

(... is a kind of advise ) bring forward for consideration or acceptance

"advance an argument"

(... is a kind of advise ) suggest sex to

"She was propositioned by a stranger at the party"

(... is a kind of advise ) respond to a query or outcome

(... is a kind of advise ) put before

"I submit to you that the accused is guilty"

(... is a kind of advise ) propose formally; in a debate or parliamentary meeting

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