2. Formal or official information about something; intelligence, news, report: Advice from abroad indicated that war was about to begin.
Lorraine will advise her friend to get a second medical opinion for the treatment of her ailment.2. To inform, tell, notify, make known: The weather report did advise the community that the roads were too icy for the trip.
"Jackie, Derrick wants to advise you to take Glenn's advice and to continually increase your vocabulary skills as often as possible."
2. To inform, tell, notify, make known, communicate: Mary and Richard have been advised that the roads were too icy for the trip that they were planning to take.
3. Giving an opinion or suggestion to someone about what should be done: Shirley advises the President on foreign affairs.
Howard's lawyer is advising him about whether he should buy the house under such financial conditions.4. Etymology: from Old French avis, "opinion"; which came from Old French ce m'est à vis, "it seems to me"; or from Vulgar (common) Latin mi est visum, "in my view"; and originally from Latin ad-, "to" + visum; past participle of videre, "to see".