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advising

verb
present participle of advise

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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

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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

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4 to give information to
  • advised her as to the best way to get to the art museum by public transportation

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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

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“Advising.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/advising. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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