Synonyms for advice

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ad-vahys
Phonetic Transcription : ædˈvaɪs

Top 10 synonyms for advice Other synonyms for the word advice

Définition of advice

Origin :
  • late 13c., auys "opinion," from Old French avis "opinion, view, judgment, idea" (13c.), from phrase ço m'est à vis "it seems to me," or from Vulgar Latin *mi est visum "in my view," ultimately from Latin visum, neuter past participle of videre "to see" (see vision).
  • The unhistoric -d- was introduced in English 15c., on model of Latin words in ad-. Substitution of -c- for -s- is 18c., to preserve the breath sound and to distinguish from advise. Meaning "opinion given as to action, counsel" is from late 14c.
  • noun recommendation
Example sentences :
  • In accordance with the advice of Hippocrates, the journey to Olympia was undertaken.
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • It would be an affront to your own judgment, if you did not: For do you not ask my advice?
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • Did he give one good piece of advice while we were plannin' the job?
  • Extract from : « Way of the Lawless » by Max Brand
  • You're giving me a terrible responsibility, Tillie, if you're asking my advice.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • The advice was good, but in the present temper of the army it was felt to be impracticable.
  • Extract from : « Stories from Thucydides » by H. L. Havell
  • Against the advice of his men Soto consented to go there with him.
  • Extract from : « The Trail Book » by Mary Austin
  • Now, if my advice is of any use to you, take a broader view of history than you have done.
  • Extract from : « In the Midst of Alarms » by Robert Barr
  • The advice of the world is to do the best we can and let the rest go.
  • Extract from : « Understanding the Scriptures » by Francis McConnell
  • Cyrus, my advice to you is to go home and tell your wife not to be a goose.
  • Extract from : « Quaint Courtships » by Various
  • Have you not heard of Lenani, the king of all Masai, and of his advice to his people?
  • Extract from : « The Leopard Woman » by Stewart Edward White

Antonyms for advice

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