Thesaurus

advise

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of advise

  1. 1 to give advice to a popular guidance counselor who has been advising students about their college plans for two decades Synonyms of advise adjure, admonish, counsel Words Related to advise alert, caution, forewarn, warn; brief, clue (in), fill in, inform, tell, wise (up); coach, direct, guide, instruct, lead, mentor, shepherd, show, teach, tutor; direct, pilot, steer; acquaint, apprise, familiarize; convince, encourage, induce, persuade, talk (into); beg, exhort, implore, prevail (upon), urge; propose, recommend, suggest

  2. 2 to put (something) forward as one's choice for a wise or proper course of action she advised calling ahead for a reservation at the new restaurant Synonyms of advise counsel, recommend, suggest Words Related to advise advocate, back, champion, espouse, favor, support; exhort, urge; advance, offer, propose, submit

  3. 3 to exchange viewpoints or seek advice for the purpose of finding a solution to a problem the doctor advised with his partner before recommending the patient's treatment Synonyms of advise confer, confab, confabulate, consult, counsel, parley, powwow, treatWords Related to advise argue, bandy, bat (around), chew over, debate, deliberate, discuss, dispute, hash (over), kick around, moot, palaver, talk, talk over, ventilate; rehash; coach, guide, tutor; recommend, suggest; direct, refer (to)

  4. 4 to give information to advised her as to the best way to get to the art museum by public transportation Synonyms of advise acquaint, enlighten, apprise, brief, catch up, clear, clue (in), familiarize, fill in, hip, inform, instruct, tell, verse, wise (up)Words Related to advise advertise, alert, notify; announce (to), disclose (to); assure, certify, convince, reassure, warrant; educate, lecture, school, teach, tutor; disabuse, disenchant, disillusion, undeceiveNear Antonyms of advise misinform, mislead

  5. 5 to give notice to beforehand especially of danger or risk advised us not to invest our money in what looked like a pyramid scheme Synonyms of advise warn, alert, caution, forewarn, wakeWords Related to advise augur, forecast, foretell, harbinger, predict, presage, prognosticate, prophesy; apprise, inform, notify, tip (off); admonish; bode, forebode (also forbode), foreshadow, foretoken, portendNear Antonyms of advise imperil, risk

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