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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ad-vahy-zer]
    • /ædˈvaɪ zər/
    • /ədˈvaɪ.zər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ad-vahy-zer]
    • /ædˈvaɪ zər/

Definitions of advisor word

  • noun advisor one who gives advice. 1
  • noun advisor Education. a teacher responsible for advising students on academic matters. 1
  • noun advisor a fortuneteller. 1
  • noun advisor One who offers advice. 1
  • noun advisor government expert 1
  • noun advisor sb who guides students 1

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Origin of advisor

First appearance:

before 1605
One of the 40% oldest English words
First recorded in 1605-15; advise + -er1

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Advisor


advisor popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 92% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

advisor usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for advisor

noun advisor

  • adviser — An adviser is an expert whose job is to give advice to another person or to a group of people.
  • instructor — a person who instructs; teacher.
  • doctor — a person licensed to practice medicine, as a physician, surgeon, dentist, or veterinarian.
  • consultant — A consultant is an experienced doctor with a high position, who specializes in one area of medicine.
  • confidant — Someone's confidant is a man who they are able to discuss their private problems with.

Antonyms for advisor

noun advisor

  • pupil — the expanding and contracting opening in the iris of the eye, through which light passes to the retina.
  • student — a person formally engaged in learning, especially one enrolled in a school or college; pupil: a student at Yale.
  • foe — a person who feels enmity, hatred, or malice toward another; enemy: a bitter foe.

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