part of speech: verb
inflections: advises, advising, advised
definition 1: to give advice to; recommend.
- My parents advised me about what to take on my trip.
- Her friend advised her to wait a while longer before making a decision.
synonyms: advocate, counsel, guide, recommend
definition 2: to recommend or suggest.
- The doctor advised having some tests done.
definition 3: to tell; inform; notify.
- I am waiting for the letter that will advise me about whether I made the team or not.
synonyms: inform, tell