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To give an opinion or recommend a plan or course of action; to give notice; to encourage, inform, or acquaint.

Advise does not mean the same as instruct or persuade. If a statute authorized a trial court to acquit, the court has no power to instruct the jury to acquit. The court can only counsel, and the jury is not bound by the advice.


verb advocate, alert, apprise, auctorem esse, caution, coach, communicate, confer with, consiliari, consillum dare, consult with, convey, counsel, direct, enlighten, express, familiarize, forewarn, give advice, give an opinion, give counsel, give information, give notice, give one to unnerstand, give suggestions, give warning, guide, homini suadere, impart, inform, intimate, make known, mention, notify, offer an opinion, offer counsel, opine, prescribe, recommend, remind, represent, reprove, submit, suggest, warn
Associated concepts: advisory opinion, declaratory judgment
Foreign phrases: Consilia multorum quaeruntur in magnis.The advice of many are required in af fairs of magnitude.
See also: advocate, alert, annunciate, apprise, assist, charge, communicate, confer, consult, contribute, converse, convey, counsel, direct, disabuse, disclose, exhort, forewarn, help, impart, incite, inform, instruct, motivate, notice, notify, persuade, predict, presage, prognosticate, prompt, propose, reason, recommend, relate, remind, remonstrate, report, reveal, signify, tell, urge
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The key activities of air advising--assess, train, advise, assist, and equip--are addressed in the guidance contained in the Air Advising Operating Concept.
The concept of having an ADVISE group, turned into a terrific resource for the community," Sampson said "We in law enforcement have known for a long time that police can't do everything alone.
Advise and assist SAAF in achieving and maintaining interoperability within SAAF and with their allies.
Since it's so difficult to predict the SEC's reaction to a particular form of disclosure violation, the moral for CPAs and CFOs is to advise clients and/or employers that it's easier and less expensive to be conservative.
Developed by the Governors Office in partnership with the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC), Advise TN aims to continue the momentum of Tennessees growing college enrollment rate, which increased to a historic high of 62.
DiCapua advises to observe it, inspect it, and if it does become friable, encapsulate it, enclose it or remove it.
It is much better to know what clients are doing and thereby be able to advise them correctly.