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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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Lian Fang, based in New York, advises on wealth planning matters, frequently working with multi-generational families to assist them with transferring their wealth to younger generations.
Thus an advisor who teaches within management seems better suited to advise a student about the management curriculum; also, an advisor whose specialty is management is more likely to understand the career trends relevant to the major.
Sintons advises UK, Scandinavian and Japanese insurers and corporates.
Consider which data you are going to load, what its structure is like, what the structure of the CRM system is, how the two compare, and what kinds of adjustments will need to be made, advises Dravis.
Feldman advises his clients to provide forecasts at the beginning of the quarter and then to avoid any subsequent confirmation or denial of analysts' estimates.
If Bremer's prediction sounds self-serving, given that his firm advises companies on security, consider the figures he cites from the State Department's annual Report on Global Terrorism for 2001: Over the past 30 years, 80 percent of all terrorist attacks at American targets were aimed at businesses.
You need to be prepared to advise anyone at the company," Lucier says.
Specifically, it was agreed that USMTM would administer assistance under the terms of the Mutual Defense Assistance Act of 1949 and the Mutual Security Act of 1951 to assist and advise Saudi Arabian armed forces with respect to plans, organization, administrative principles, and training methods.
The manual advises agents to first develop a functional analysis.
One form, to be used when criminal prosecution is contemplated, should advise employees that they have the right to remain silent and that their cooperation is voluntary.