Pronunciation of Advise
/ɐdvˈa͡ɪz/, /ɐdvˈa‍ɪz/, /ɐ_d_v_ˈaɪ_z/

Synonyms for advise:

Sense 1

impart, pepper, tell, report back, preach, relay, transmit, enlarge on, tell of, communicate, volunteer, acquaint, trundle out, spring on, drum into, propagate, would, signify, sketch in, hammer into, put onto, drill into, let down.

Sense 2

educate, update, hand out, submit, break, share, lay on, point out, urge, elaborate.

Sense 3

state, give, enlighten, say.

Sense 4

report, flash.

Sense 5

pass, parley.

Sense 10







make known.

Other synonyms and related words:

preach, give the axe, state, interpret, signify, propound, confabulate, offer, pass, impart, parley, terminate, befriend, wake, purpose, report, talk, say, point out, give, submit, send away, contraindicate, evoke, can, educate, make known, urge, give notice, flash, pop the question, relay, propagate, subscribe, paint a picture, sack, force out, Familiarize, declare oneself, purport, send word, would, dismiss, intimate, apprise, appreciate, share, project, nominate, apprize, displace, acquaint, fire, transmit, indicate, hint, update, propose, enlighten, communicate, revalue, tell, aim, preside.

Sense 2 (noun)

make known, would.

Sense 4 (noun)

talk, parley.

Sense 5 (noun)

acquaint, educate, enlighten.

advise (noun)

counsel, suggest, notify, send word, give notice, propose, apprise, apprize.

advise (verb)

caution, suggest, consult, counsel, guide, instruct, admonish, direct, confer, advocate, notify, recommend, cue, inform, prompt, warn, brief, encourage.

caution (verb)

Forewarn, enjoin, alert, exhort.

communication (verb)


direct (verb)


offer information (verb)

inform, make known, report, fill in, notify, tell, acquaint, apprise.

offer recommendation (verb)

counsel, guide, preach, direct, recommend, encourage, warn, Forewarn, advocate, prompt, caution, enjoin, instruct, suggest, update, admonish, point out, exhort, urge.

warn (verb)

threaten, alarm.

Usage examples for advise:

  • I have always found this plan the most successful, and I advise you to begin it." - "The Young Emigrants; Madelaine Tube; The Boy and the Book; and Crystal Palace", Susan Anne Livingston Ridley Sedgwick.
  • " I would not advise it," said Rowland. - "Roderick Hudson", Henry James.
  • I will do whatever you advise. - "The Measure of a Man", Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr.

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