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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ad-vahyz]
    • /ædˈvaɪz/
    • /ədˈvaɪz/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ad-vahyz]
    • /ædˈvaɪz/

Definitions of advises word

  • verb with object advises to give counsel to; offer an opinion or suggestion as worth following: I advise you to be cautious. 1
  • verb with object advises to recommend as desirable, wise, prudent, etc.: He advised secrecy for the sake of national security. 1
  • verb with object advises to give (a person, group, etc.) information or notice (often followed by of): The investors were advised of the risk. They advised him that this was their final notice. 1
  • verb without object advises to take counsel; consult (usually followed by with): I shall advise with my friends. 1
  • verb without object advises to offer counsel; give advice or recommend particular actions, conduct, etc.: I shall act as you advise. 1
  • noun advises Third-person singular simple present indicative form of advise. 1

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Origin of advises

First appearance:

before 1275
One of the 13% oldest English words
1275-1325; late Middle English; replacing Middle English avisen < Anglo-French, Old French aviser, verbal derivative of avis opinion (< a vis; see advice)

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Parts of speech for Advises


advises popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 88% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

advises usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for advises

noun advises

  • financier — a person skilled or engaged in managing large financial operations, whether public or corporate.
  • stockbroker — a broker, especially one employed by a member firm of a stock exchange, who buys and sells stocks and other securities for customers.
  • moneybag — a bag for money.
  • usurer — a person who lends money and charges interest, especially at an exorbitant or unlawful rate; moneylender.
  • grubstaker — provisions, gear, etc., furnished to a prospector on condition of participating in the profits of any discoveries.

Top questions with advises

  • what special group advises the president?
  • who advises the president?

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