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Webster 1913 Edition


Advice

Ad-vice′

,
Noun.
[OE.
avis
, F.
avis
;
[GREEK]
+ OF.
vis
, fr. L.
visum
seemed, seen; really p. p. of
videre
to see, so that
vis
meant that which has seemed best. See
Vision
, and cf.
Avise
,
Advise
.]
1.
An opinion recommended or offered, as worthy to be followed; counsel.
We may give
advice
, but we can not give conduct.
Franklin.
2.
Deliberate consideration; knowledge.
[Obs.]
How shall I dote on her with more
advice
,
That thus without
advice
begin to love her?
Shakespeare
3.
Information or notice given; intelligence;
as, late
advices
from France
; – commonly in the plural.
☞ In commercial language, advice usually means information communicated by letter; – used chiefly in reference to drafts or bills of exchange; as, a letter of advice.
McElrath.
4.
(Crim. Law)
Counseling to perform a specific illegal act.
Wharton.
Advice boat
,
a vessel employed to carry dispatches or to reconnoiter; a dispatch boat.
To take advice
.
(a)
To accept advice.
(b)
To consult with another or others.
Syn. – Counsel; suggestion; recommendation; admonition; exhortation; information; notice.

Webster 1828 Edition


Advice

ADVI'CE

,
Noun.
[L. viso, to see, to visit.]
1.
Counsel; an opinion recommended, or offered, as worthy to be followed.
What advice give ye? 2Ch. 10.
With good advice make war. Prov. 20.
We may give advice, but we cannot give conduct.
2.
Prudence; deliberate consideration.
3.
Information; notice; intelligence; as, we have late advices from France.
To take advice, is to consult with others.

Definition 2022


advice

advice

English

Noun

advice (uncountable)

  1. An opinion recommended or offered, as worthy to be followed; counsel.
    We may give advice, but we can not give conduct. Franklin.
  2. (obsolete) Deliberate consideration; knowledge.
    How shall I dote on her with more advice, That thus without advice begin to love her? Shakespeare.
  3. Information or notice given; intelligence; as, late advices from France; commonly in the plural. In commercial language, advice usually means information communicated by letter; used chiefly in reference to drafts or bills of exchange; as, a letter of advice.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of McElrath to this entry?)
  4. (law) Counseling to perform a specific illegal act.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Wharton to this entry?)
  5. (programming) In aspect-oriented programming, the code whose execution is triggered when a join point is reached.

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  • advice in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913