Synonyms for adviser

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ad-vahy-zer
Phonetic Transcription : ædˈvaɪ zər

Définition of adviser

Origin :
  • 1610s, agent noun from 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.
  • noun mentor
Example sentences :
  • In this tedious and protracted inquiry he had no instructor, nor assistant, nor adviser.
  • Extract from : « Self-Help » by Samuel Smiles
  • The man who does not regard his own rights will hardly do for an adviser in the affairs of others.
  • Extract from : « Wilfrid Cumbermede » by George MacDonald
  • He was already talked of as an adviser dangerous to the nation.
  • Extract from : « Memoirs Of The Court Of Marie Antoinette, Queen Of France, Complete » by Madame Campan
  • "Uh-huh," said the Kid, who was present in the rôle of adviser.
  • Extract from : « Old Man Curry » by Charles E. (Charles Emmett) Van Loan
  • To his relief, his adviser at least showed no sign of taking offence.
  • Extract from : « Masterpieces of Mystery » by Various
  • I followed the advice thus given, and I had reason to be grateful to the adviser.
  • Extract from : « Recollections » by David Christie Murray
  • But you need an adviser, an assistant who can take some of your work off your hands.
  • Extract from : « Rabbi and Priest » by Milton Goldsmith
  • He settled in Omaha and became a leader and adviser among his people there.
  • Extract from : « O Pioneers! » by Willa Cather
  • From the adviser he became the ardent supporter of Mr. Gallatin.
  • Extract from : « Albert Gallatin » by John Austin Stevens
  • The Duc de Biron was the envoy, and Talleyrand merely his adviser.
  • Extract from : « William Pitt and the Great War » by John Holland Rose

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