What does advice mean?

Definitions for advice
ædˈvaɪsad·vice

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. advicenoun

    a proposal for an appropriate course of action

Wiktionary

  1. advicenoun

    An opinion recommended or offered, as worthy to be followed; counsel.

    We may give advice, but we can not give conduct. uE00014297uE001 Franklin.

    Etymology: From avis, from the phrase ce m'est a vis ("in my view"), where vis is from visum, past participle of videre. See vision, and confer avise, advise. The unhistoric -d- was introduced in English 15c.

  2. advicenoun

    Deliberate consideration; knowledge.

    How shall I dote on her with more advice, That thus without advice begin to love her? uE00014298uE001 Shakespeare.

    Etymology: From avis, from the phrase ce m'est a vis ("in my view"), where vis is from visum, past participle of videre. See vision, and confer avise, advise. The unhistoric -d- was introduced in English 15c.

  3. advicenoun

    In aspect-oriented programming, the code whose execution is triggered when a join point is reached.

    Etymology: From avis, from the phrase ce m'est a vis ("in my view"), where vis is from visum, past participle of videre. See vision, and confer avise, advise. The unhistoric -d- was introduced in English 15c.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Advicenoun

    an opinion recommended or offered, as worthy to be followed; counsel

  2. Advicenoun

    deliberate consideration; knowledge

  3. Advicenoun

    information or notice given; intelligence; as, late advices from France; -- commonly in the plural

  4. Advicenoun

    counseling to perform a specific illegal act

Freebase

  1. Advice

    Advice is a form of relating personal or institutional opinions, belief systems, values, recommendations or guidance about certain situations relayed in some context to another person, group or party often offered as a guide to action and/or conduct. Put a little more simply, an advice message is a recommendation about what might be thought, said, or otherwise done to address a problem, make a decision, or manage a situation. Advice is believed to be theoretical, and is often considered taboo as well as helpful. The kinds of advice can range from systems of instructional and practical toward more esoteric and spiritual, and is often attributable toward problem solving, strategy seeking, and solution finding, either from a social standpoint or a personal one. Advice may pertain to relationships, lifestyle changes, legal choices, business goals, personal goals, career goals, education goals, religious beliefs, personal growth, motivation, inspiration and so on. Advice is not pertinent to any solid criteria, and may be given freely, or only given when asked upon. In some cultures advice is socially unacceptable to be released unless requested. In other cultures advice is given more openly. It may, especially if it is expert advice such as legal advice or methodological advice also be given only in exchange for payment.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Advice

    ad-vīs′, n. counsel: intelligence (usually in pl.): formal official intelligence about anything: specially skilled opinion, as of a physician or lawyer.—n. Advice′-boat, a swift vessel employed in conveying despatches.—adjs. Advice′ful, Avize′full (Spens.).—The form Adviso, advice, counsel (Sir T. Browne), and in Caraval of adviso = an advice-boat (Fuller), is obsolete—modern form Aviso. [O. Fr. advis (Fr. avis)—L. ad visum, according to what is seen or seems best.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. ADVICE

    A commodity peddled by your lawyer and given away by your mother-in-law, but impossible to dispose of yourself. Famous as the one thing which it is "More blessed to give than receive." =GOOD ADVICE= Something old men give young men when they can no longer give them a bad example.

Editors Contribution

  1. advice

    To propose or discuss a just, fair and appropriate action or solution.

    The advice given as just, fair, practical and logical.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 22, 2020  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'advice' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #960

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'advice' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1145

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'advice' in Nouns Frequency: #425

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of advice in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of advice in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of advice in a Sentence

  1. Mike Ryan:

    We have not offered advice to the IOC for the Olympics one way or the other, and neither would we. It is not the role of WHO to call off or not call off any event.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    The best advice I’ve ever heard about anything is this: Don’t exaggerate! When you work hard, when you sleep long, when you love much, when you are very sad, always remember this advice: Don’t exaggerate!

  3. Condoleezza Rice:

    The proposed Iranian nuclear agreement is classically an executive agreement and doesn't need to be a treaty with advice and consent of the Senate, but Congress should be able to opine given that congressionally mandated sanctions would have to be lifted.

  4. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    One does not have to offer an opinion when asked or when advice is not solicited; never create an opinion just to provide advice when you lack knowledge. Even opinions have consequences.

  5. Louis-Ferdinand Céline:

    We've no use for intellectuals in this outfit. What we need is chimpanzees. Let me give you a word of advice: never say a word to us about being intelligent. We will think for you, my friend. Don't forget it.

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