- advise ► VERB 1) recommend (a course of action). 2) inform about a fact or situation. 3) offer advice to.DERIVATIVES adviser (also advisor) noun.ORIGIN Old French aviser, from Latin ad- 'to' + videre 'to see' .
English terms dictionary. 2015.
Look at other dictionaries:
adviser — ad‧vis‧er [ədˈvaɪzə ǁ ər] also advisor noun [countable] JOBS an expert who gives information to someone so that they are able to make a good decision ˌindependent fiˌnancial adˈviser abbreviation IFA … Financial and business terms
adviser — Adviser, Animaduertere, Aspicere, Considerare, Deliberare, Consultare, Apud se reputare, Circunspectare, Dispicere, Semble que ce soit comme viser à quelque chose, Animum intendere et considerare attentius. Toutesfois aucuns escrivent Aviser,… … Thresor de la langue françoyse
adviser — Adviser. v. act. Advertir. Il vous trompera, je vous en advise. c est le premier qui m en a advisé. Il vieillit. On dit proverbialement, Qu un fou avise bien un sage, Pour faire entendre qu il faut écouter les advis de quelque part qu ils… … Dictionnaire de l'Académie française
adviser — adviser, advisor Both forms occur with equal frequency throughout the English speaking world, despite impressions that er is predominantly BrE and or AmE. In the OEC, the er form is roughly twice as common as the or form across all the varieties… … Modern English usage
Adviser — Ad*vis er, n. One who advises. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
adviser — index accessory, accomplice, advocate (counselor), arbiter, counsel, counselor, esquire, informant … Law dictionary
adviser — (n.) 1610s, agent noun from ADVISE (Cf. advise) (v.). Meaning military person sent to help a government or army in a foreign country is recorded from 1915. Alternative form, Latinate advisor, is perhaps a back formation from ADVISORY (Cf.… … Etymology dictionary
adviser — / advisor [n] person who recommends, teaches, or otherwise helps aide, attorney, authority, backseat driver*, buttinski*, clubhouse lawyer*, coach, confidant, consultant, counsel, counselor, director, doctor, Dutch uncle*, expert, friend, guide,… … New thesaurus
adviser — (also advisor) noun ADJECTIVE ▪ chief, principal, senior, special, top ▪ the government s chief economic adviser ▪ close … Collocations dictionary
adviser — n. also: advisor 1) an economic; financial; legal; political; senior; spiritual; technical adviser 2) an adviser on; to (an adviser on foreign affairs; an adviser to the president) … Combinatory dictionary
adviser */*/ — UK [ədˈvaɪzə(r)] / US [ədˈvaɪzər] noun [countable] Word forms adviser : singular adviser plural advisers someone whose job is to give advice on subjects they know a lot about, for example politics or financial matters the Prime Minister s… … English dictionary