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Another word for advise

  1. To give recommendations to (someone) about a decision or course of action

      1. A wise and trusted counselor or teacher.
      2. Odysseus's trusted counselor, in whose guise Athena became the guardian and teacher of Telemachus.
      3. To serve as a trusted counselor or teacher, especially in occupational settings.
      1. To praise or commend to another as being worthy or desirable; endorse:
      2. To make attractive or acceptable:
      3. To advise or counsel:
      1. The act of exchanging opinions and ideas; consultation:
      2. Advice or guidance, especially as solicited from a knowledgeable person.
      3. Private, guarded thoughts or opinions:
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  2. To meet and exchange views to reach a decision

      1. A council or meeting of Native Americans, sometimes with people from other communities.
      2. A conference or gathering, as of business people.
      3. A Native American shaman.
      1. To exchange thoughts or opinions in spoken or sign language; converse:
      2. To utter or pronounce words:
      3. To imitate the sounds of human speech:
      1. A discussion or conference, especially one between enemies over terms of truce or other matters.
      2. To have a discussion, especially with an enemy.
      1. Done with or marked by full consciousness of the nature and effects; intentional:
      2. Arising from or marked by careful consideration:
      3. Unhurried and careful:
      1. To seek advice or information of:
      2. To refer to:
      3. To take into account; consider:
      1. To bestow (an honor, for example):
      2. To invest with (a characteristic, for example):
      3. To meet in order to deliberate together or compare views; consult:
  3. To impart information to

Another word for advise

  1. To give advice

  2. To give information

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Synonym Study

  • Warn is used especially when a serious danger is involved
  • To caution or warn is to give advice that puts one on guard against possible danger, failure, etc.
  • Admonish suggests earnest, gently reproving advice concerning a fault, error, etc., given by someone fitted to do so by age or position
  • Counsel implies serious deliberation of weighty matters
  • Advise means simply to recommend a course of action and implies that the giver of the advice has knowledge or experience