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Thought out; considered. Often used in combination: well-advised; ill-advised.


resulting from deliberation. See also ill-advised, well-advised
advisedly adv



considered (usu. used in combination): ill-advised; well-advised.
ad•vis′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.advised - having the benefit of careful prior consideration or counseladvised - having the benefit of careful prior consideration or counsel; "a well-advised delay in carrying out the plan"
wise - having or prompted by wisdom or discernment; "a wise leader"; "a wise and perceptive comment"
2.advised - having received informationadvised - having received information; "be kept advised"
informed - having much knowledge or education; "an informed public"; "informed opinion"; "the informed customer"


1. Resulting from deliberation and careful thought:
2. Provided with information; made aware:
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If you mean libel, I'd say so, and not talk about labels, as if Papa was a pickle bottle," advised Jo, laughing.
The father talked of his life and advised the daughter to avoid being led into another such muddle.
He advised Jake to ride to town tomorrow, go to a justice of the peace, tell him he had knocked young Shimerda down, and pay his fine.
Monsieur Ratignolle was delighted to see her, though he found her looking not so well as at Grand Isle, and he advised a tonic.
But when we had followed it for many miles, without finding a single twig broken, as I had advised, my mind misgave me; especially as all the footsteps had the prints of moccasins.
His doctor advised him to take horse exercise, and for this purpose he bought me.
Besides, Mike Scully, whom he consulted, advised him that something might "turn up" before long.
There wasn't a rag of his tower left, but I had the government rebuild it for him, and advised him to take boarders; but he was too high- toned for that.
The emperor said it was--but charitably advised him to go and hunt hares and not endanger so precious a life as his in an attempt which had brought death to so many of the world's most illustrious heroes.
I advised her to open it up--the sun was so hot; but she said no, 't would fade, an' she tucked it under her dress.
They both advised me to run away to the north; that I should find friends there, and that I should be free.
Emma assured her there would be no difficulty in the answer, and advised its being written directly, which was agreed to, in the hope of her assistance; and though Emma continued to protest against any assistance being wanted, it was in fact given in the formation of every sentence.