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ad·vis·er

or ad·vi·sor  (ăd-vī′zər)
n.
1. One that advises, such as a person or firm that offers official or professional advice to clients.
2. An educator who advises students in academic and personal matters.

adviser

(ədˈvaɪzə) or

advisor

n
1. a person who advises
2. (Education) education a person responsible for advising students on academic matters, career guidance, etc
3. (Education) education Brit a subject specialist who advises heads of schools on current teaching methods and facilities
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adviser - an expert who gives adviceadviser - an expert who gives advice; "an adviser helped students select their courses"; "the United States sent military advisors to Guatemala"
amicus curiae, friend of the court - an adviser to the court on some matter of law who is not a party to the case; usually someone who wants to influence the outcome of a lawsuit involving matters of wide public interest
authority - an expert whose views are taken as definitive; "he is an authority on corporate law"
backroom boy, brain truster - an expert adviser involved in making important decisions but usually lacking official status
beauty consultant - someone who gives you advice about your personal appearance
counselor, counsellor - someone who gives advice about problems
agricultural agent, county agent, extension agent - an advisor employed by the government to assist people in rural areas with methods of farming and home economics
fashion consultant, fashionmonger - someone who advises you about fashionable clothing
investment adviser, investment advisor - someone who advises others how to invest their money
management consultant - adviser to business about efficient management practices
media consultant, media guru - someone who advises about the use of communication media
military adviser, military advisor - a military officer who serves as an adviser to the troops of an allied nation
security consultant - an adviser about alarm systems to prevent burglaries
starets - a religious adviser (not necessarily a priest) in the Eastern Orthodox Church
tipster, tout - one who sells advice about gambling or speculation (especially at the racetrack)

adviser

adviser

or advisor
noun
One who advises another, especially officially or professionally:
Law: counsel.
Translations
rádceporadce
rådgiver
neuvonantaja
ráîgjafi
svetovalec

adviser

advisor [ədˈvaɪzəʳ] N (in business, politics etc) → asesor(a) m/f, consejero/a m/f
legal adviserabogado/a m/f, asesor(a) m/f jurídico/a
spiritual adviserconsejero m espiritual

adviser

advisor [ədˈvaɪzər] nconseiller/ère m/f
careers adviser → conseiller/ère m/f d'orientation

adviser

nRatgeber(in) m(f); (professional) → Berater(in) m(f); legal adviserRechtsberater(in) m(f); spiritual advisergeistlicher Berater

adviser

advisor [ədˈvaɪzəʳ] n (in politics) → consigliere/a; (in business) → consulente m/f

advice

(ədˈvais) noun
suggestions to a person about what he should do. You must seek legal advice if you want a divorce; Let me give you a piece of advice.
advise (ədˈvaiz) verb
1. to give advice to; to recommend. My lawyer advises me to buy the house.
2. (with of) to inform. This letter is to advise you of our interest in your proposal.
adˈvisable adjective
(of actions) wise. The doctor does not think it advisable for you to drink alcohol.
adˌvisaˈbility noun
adˈviser, adˈvisor noun
a person who advises.
adˈvisory adjective
giving advice. an advisory leaflet; He acted in an advisory capacity.

advice is a noun and never used in the plural: to give advice / a piece of advice / some advice .
advise is a verb: He advises us not to go .
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In this manner, the mysterious old Roger Chillingworth became the medical adviser of the Reverend Mr.
You have always been such a good adviser to us about our horses," said the stately lady, "that your recommendation would go a long way with me, and if my sister Lavinia sees no objection we will accept your offer of a trial, with thanks.
Knightley was a sort of general friend and adviser, and she knew Mr.
She did bring herself, finally, to confess, and to confide in me: there was not a soul else that she might fashion into an adviser.
I am so sensible, in our helpless position, of the importance of your assistance; so anxious to be worthy of the interest of my father's trusted adviser and oldest friend, that I feel really and truly disappointed with myself for differing with you -- and yet I do differ.
Wickfield's plans,' said the Doctor, stroking his face, and looking penitently at his adviser.
Jansenius has asked me to ask--I was about to say that I am not speaking now as the medical adviser of this family; but although an old friend--and--ahem
Pain is simply our intrinsic medical adviser to warn us and stimulate us.
I would offer myself as your surety and friendly adviser," said Monte Cristo, "did I not possess a moral distrust of my best friends, and a sort of inclination to lead others to doubt them too; therefore, in departing from this rule, I should (as the actors say) be playing a part quite out of my line, and should, therefore, run the risk of being hissed, which would be an act of folly.
Sprawling over that seaman's silent and trusted adviser, with one elbow upon the coast of Africa and the other planted in the neighbourhood of Cape Hatteras (it was a general track-chart of the North Atlantic), my skipper lifted his rugged, hairy face, and glared at me in a half-exasperated, half-appealing way.
When I looked at her, it was with the glance fitting to be bestowed on one who I knew had consulted jealousy as an adviser, and employed treachery as an instrument--the glance of quiet disdain and rooted distrust.
Little Rollebuck was constantly with him, his right hand man and adviser, and instead of making his will assisted in the more agreeable task of making his fortune.