advice

  • 1 advice — ad‧vice [ədˈvaɪs] noun 1. [uncountable] information given to someone, especially by an expert, so that they know what to do and can make the right decision: • She will remain on the board and provide financial advice to the company. • a law firm… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 Advice — Ad*vice , n. [OE. avis, F. avis; ? + OF. vis, fr. L. visum seemed, seen; really p. p. of videre to see, so that vis meant that which has seemed best. See {Vision}, and cf. {Avise}, {Advise}.] 1. An opinion recommended or offered, as worthy to be… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Advice — may refer to:*Advice (opinion), an opinion or recommendation offered as a guide to action, conduct. *Advice (constitutional), in constitutional law, a frequently binding instruction issued to a constitutional office holder *Advice in aspect… …

    Wikipedia

  • 4 advice — ad·vice /əd vīs/ n 1: recommendation regarding a decision or course of conduct he shall have power, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, to make treaties U.S. Constitution art. II advice of counsel 2: an official notice co …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 advice — 1 Advice, counsel and their corresponding verbs advise, counsel denote recommendation or to make a recommendation as to a decision or a course of conduct. Advice and advise imply real or pretended knowledge or experience, often professional or… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 advice — advice, advise 1. Advice is a noun (‘an opinion given about future action’) and advise a verb (‘to give advice to’), in both BrE and AmE: • The hardest thing is knowing where to go to get help, to get the advice and information you need The Face …

    Modern English usage

  • 7 advice — [ad vīs′, ədvīs′] n. [ME avis < OFr < ML advisum < advisus, pp. of advidere < L ad , at + videre, to look] 1. opinion given as to what to do or how to handle a situation; counsel 2. [usually pl.] information or report [diplomatic… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 advice — (n.) late 13c., auys opinion, from O.Fr. avis opinion, view, judgment, idea (13c.), from phrase ço m est à vis it seems to me, or from V.L. *mi est visum in my view, ultimately from L. visum, neuter pp. of videre to see (see VISION (Cf. vision)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 advice — [n] recommendation admonition, advisement, advocacy, aid, bum steer*, caution, charge, consultation, counsel, directions, dissuasion, encouragement, exhortation, forewarning, guidance, help, information, injunction, input, instruction, judgment,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 advice — ► NOUN 1) guidance or recommendations offered with regard to future action. 2) a formal notice of a sale or other transaction. ORIGIN Old French avis, from Latin ad to + videre to see …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 advice */*/*/ — UK [ədˈvaɪs] / US noun [uncountable] Get it right: advice: Advice is an uncountable noun, so: ▪  it is never used in the plural ▪  it never comes after an or a number Wrong: Naomi Wolf gave me a good advice in her book. Right: Naomi Wolf gave me… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 advice — n. 1) to give, offer advice 2) to act on, follow, take advice 3) to disregard, refuse, turn a deaf ear to advice 4) friendly; good, sage, sensible, sound; misleading; parting; professional; unsolicited advice 5) a bit, piece, word of advice 6)… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 13 advice — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ constructive, excellent, good, helpful, practical, sensible, sound, useful, valuable ▪ That s very sound adv …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 14 advice — ad|vice [ədˈvaıs] n [U] [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: avis opinion , probably from ce m est a vis that appears to me ] an opinion you give someone about what they should do advice on/about ▪ There s lots of advice in the book on baby… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 advice — ad|vice [ əd vaıs ] noun uncount *** an opinion that someone gives you about the best thing to do in a particular situation: You can always contact your teacher for advice and support. Ask your father for advice. advice on/about: We are here to… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 advice — noun (U) an opinion you give someone about what they should do (+ on/about): There s lots of advice in the book on baby care. | give advice: Can you give me some advice about buying a house? | legal/medical/professional advice etc (=advice from… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 advice*/*/*/ — [ədˈvaɪs] noun [U] an opinion that someone gives you about the best thing to do in a particular situation Ask your father for advice.[/ex] We are here to give people advice about health issues.[/ex] I took his advice (= did what he advised) and… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 18 Advice — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Advice >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 advice advice counsel adhortation| Sgm: N 1 word to the wise word to the wise Sgm: N 1 suggestion suggestion submonition| recommendation advocacy Sgm: N 1 advisemement …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19 advice — /ad vuys /, n. 1. an opinion or recommendation offered as a guide to action, conduct, etc.: I shall act on your advice. 2. a communication, esp. from a distance, containing information: Advice from abroad informs us that the government has fallen …

    Universalium

  • 20 advice — [[t]ædva͟ɪs[/t]] ♦♦ 1) N UNCOUNT: oft N on/about n/wh/ ing If you give someone advice, you tell them what you think they should do in a particular situation. Don t be afraid to ask for advice about ordering the meal... Your community officer can… …

    English dictionary