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Meaning of ADVISABLE

Pronunciation:  ad'vIzubul

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[adj]  worthy of being recommended or suggested; prudent or wise; "such action is neither necessary nor advisable"; "extreme caution is advisable"; "it is advisable to telephone first"

ADVISABLE is a 9 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: best(p), better(p), judicious, recommended, sensible, suggested, well(p)
 Antonyms: inadvisable, unadvisable
 See Also: wise



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ad*vis"a*ble\, a.
1. Proper to be advised or to be done; expedient; prudent.

         Some judge it advisable for a man to account with
         his heart every day.                  --South.

2. Ready to receive advice. [R.] --South.

Syn: Expedient; proper; desirable; befitting.

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