advise

advise UK US /ədˈvaɪz/ verb
[I or T] to give someone useful information, or to tell them what you think they should do: advise (sb) to do sth »

Some employment lawyers have advised employers to dismiss staff now, before the limit for compensation is raised.

advise (sb) that »

The experts advised that Mr Dickinson should reduce his exposure to equities.

advise (sb) against doing sth »

I would advise against you taking this job.

advise (sb) on sth »

Lawyers advise on deals and customer law.

[T] to give someone information about something: advise sb of sth »

The court held that the defendants had failed to advise her of the risk.

advise sb that »

He was advised that he might be required to sometimes work long hours.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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