advice n : a proposal for an appropriate course of action
Etymologyavis, avis; + vis, from visum seemed, seen; really past participle of videre to see, so that vis meant that which has seemed best. See vision, and confer avise, advise.
- Rhymes: -aɪs
- An opinion recommended or offered, as worthy to be followed; counsel.
- We may give advice, but we can not give conduct. — Franklin
- : Deliberate consideration; knowledge.
- How shall I dote on her with more advice, That thus without advice begin to love her? Shakespeare
- 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.
- In the context of "Criminal Law": Counseling to perform a specific illegal act. Wharton.
An opinion recommended or offered, as worthy to be followed; counsel.
- Aragonese: consello (1)
- Catalan: consell (1)
- Croatian: savjet (1)
- Czech: rada
- Dutch: raad , advies
- Finnish: neuvo (1)
- French: conseil
- German: Rat (1)
- Hebrew: עצה (e'tza)
- Italian: consiglio
- Japanese: 助言 (jogen); 注意 (chūi); 忠告 (chūkoku)
- Maltese: parir
- Polish: rada , porada
- Portuguese: conselho
- Russian: совет (sovét) (1)
- Sinhala: අවවාදය
- Slovene: nasvet (1)
- Spanish: consejo (1)
Advice may refer to:
- Advice (opinion), an opinion or recommendation offered as a guide to action, conduct.
- Advice (constitutional), in constitutional law, a frequently binding instruction issued to a constitutional office-holder
- Advice in aspect-oriented programming, a piece of code executed when a join point is reached
- Advice (complexity), in complexity theory, a string with extra information used by Turing machine or other computing device
- Pay advice, whereby employees are informed of having received directly deposited pay
- Legal advice, the giving of a formal and binding opinion regarding the substance or procedure of the law
- Advice column, a regular feature in a newspaper or magazine
advice in Simple English: Advice
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