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Meaning of ADVICE

Pronunciation:  ad'vIs

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a proposal for an appropriate course of action

ADVICE is a 6 letter word that starts with A.


 See Also: admonition, indication, monition, proposal, recommendation, warning, word of advice



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ad*vice"\, n. [OE. avis, F. avis; ? + 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.

2. Deliberate consideration; knowledge. [Obs.]

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

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

Note: 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.

{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.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming your are looking forlegal advice, may indicate you will be getting in some kind of trouble with the legal system, or the system of values in place. If you dream you are getting some advice from someone, it means that you have a broad intellectual horizon, and that you are respectful of the social and moral values.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: admonition, advisement, alerting, broadcast journalism, caution, cautioning, clue, communication, communique, counsel, cue, direction, dispatch, embassy, express, forewarning, guidance, information, instruction, intelligence, journalism, letter, message, monition, news, news agency, news medium, news service, newsiness, newsletter, newsmagazine, newspaper, newsworthiness, notice, notification, office, opinion, passing word, pneumatogram, pointer, press association, radio, recommendation, release, reportage, steer, suggestion, teaching, telegram, telegraph agency, television, the fourth estate, the press, tidings, tip, tip-off, view, warning, whisper, wire service, word