ad·​vised əd-ˈvīzd How to pronounce advised (audio)
: thought out : considered
often used in combination
ill-advised plans
advisedly adverb

Examples of advised in a Sentence

his advised use of the inflammatory term set off a firestorm, just as he had intended
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Word History


Middle English avised, advised, from past participle of avisen, advisen "to advise"

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of advised was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Advised.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

Kids Definition


ad·​vised əd-ˈvīzd How to pronounce advised (audio)
: thought about : considered
an ill-advised plan
advisedly adverb

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