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v. -vised, -vis•ing. v.t.
Advice /ɑd'vaɪs/ is a noun. If you give someone advice, you tell them what you think they should do.
Advice is an uncountable noun. Don't talk about 'advices' or 'an advice'. However, you can talk about a piece of advice.
Advise /ɑd'vaɪz/ is a verb. If you advise someone to do something, you say that you think they should do it.
If you say to someone 'I advise you to...', you are telling them that you think they should do it.
Don't use 'advise' without an object. Don't say, for example, 'He advised to leave as quickly as possible'. If you don't want to say who is receiving the advice, you say 'His advice was to leave as quickly as possible'.
Past participle: advised
|Verb||1.||advise - give advice to; "The teacher counsels troubled students"; "The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud"|
urge, urge on, exhort, press - force or impel in an indicated direction; "I urged him to finish his studies"
hash out, talk over, discuss - speak with others about (something); talk (something) over in detail; have a discussion; "We discussed our household budget"
admonish, monish, warn, discourage - admonish or counsel in terms of someone's behavior; "I warned him not to go too far"; "I warn you against false assumptions"; "She warned him to be quiet"
tip off, tip - give insider information or advise to; "He tipped off the police about the terrorist plot"
propound - put forward, as of an idea
consult - advise professionally; "The professor consults for industry"
contraindicate - make a treatment inadvisable
|2.||advise - inform (somebody) of something; "I advised him that the rent was due"|
inform - impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to; "I informed him of his rights"
|3.||advise - make a proposal, declare a plan for something; "the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax"|
advocate, recommend, urge - push for something; "The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day"
proposition - suggest sex to; "She was propositioned by a stranger at the party"
feed back - respond to a query or outcome
declare - state emphatically and authoritatively; "He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with"
he advises caution → aconseja or recomienda prudencia
I'd advise leaving the car here → aconsejaría que dejáramos el coche aquí
to advise sb to do sth → aconsejar a algn que haga algo
what would you advise me to do? → ¿qué me aconsejas (que haga)?
you would be ill advised to go → no sería prudente que fueras, harías mal yendo or en ir
you would be well advised to go → sería prudente que fueras, harías bien yendo or en ir
see also ill-advised
can you advise me on the best route? → ¿me puede aconsejar cuál es la mejor ruta?
he advises them on investment → les asesora en sus inversiones
she will advise you what to do → ella te dirá lo que tienes que hacer
to advise sb of sth → informar a algn de algo; (officially) → notificar algo a algn
he wrote to advise me of his decision → me escribió para informarme de or notificarme su decisión
please advise us of a convenient date → le ruego nos notifique una fecha conveniente
to keep sb advised of or about sth → mantener a algn al corriente or informado de algo
they were advised that it would look bad → les advirtieron (de) que causaría una mala impresión
to advise sb against doing sth → aconsejar a algn que no haga algo
they advised me against selling the house → me aconsejaron que no vendiera la casa
the doctor advised me against it → el médico me lo desaconsejó
no one had advised him of the possible consequences → nadie lo había advertido de las posibles consecuencias
I would advise against it → yo te lo desaconsejaría, yo no te lo aconsejaría
he advised against going → nos aconsejó que no fuéramos
to advise on sth (= give information on) → informar or dar información sobre algo; [lawyer, accountant] → asesorar sobre algo
job centres will advise on training courses → en las oficinas de empleo informan or dan información sobre cursillos de formación
to advise sb to do sth → conseiller à qn de faire qch
He advised me to wait → Il m'a conseillé d'attendre.
He advised me not to go there → Il m'a conseillé de ne pas y aller.
to advise sb against sth → déconseiller qch à qn
to advise sb against doing sth → conseiller à qn de ne pas faire qch
you would be well advised to go → vous feriez mieux d'y aller, vous auriez intérêt à y aller
you would be ill advised to go → vous feriez mieux de ne pas y aller, vous auriez intérêt à ne pas y aller
to advise sb on sth → conseiller qn sur qch
to advise sb against doing sth → déconseiller à qn de faire qch
to advise sb to do sth → consigliare a qn di fare qc
to advise sb against sth → sconsigliare qc a qn
to advise against doing sth → sconsigliare a qn di fare qc
he advises the President on foreign affairs → è il consigliere del Presidente in materia di affari esteri
you would be well/ill advised to go (frm) → faresti bene/male ad andare
advise is a verb: He advises us not to go .