* advize (obsolete)
To give advice to; to offer an opinion, as worthy or expedient to be followed.
To give information or notice to; to inform or counsel; — with (m) before the thing communicated.
- The dentist advised brushing three times a day.
- We were advised of the risk.
To consider, to deliberate.
* 1843 , ”, book 2, ch. VIII, ”The Election
- The lawyer advised me to drop the case, since there was no chance of winning.
(obsolete) To look at, watch; to see.
* 1590 , Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene , III.v:
- accordingly. His Majesty, advising of it for a moment, orders that Samson be brought in with the other Twelve.
- when that villain he auiz’d , which late / Affrighted had the fairest Florimell , / Full of fiers fury, and indignant hate, / To him he turned
* This is a catenative verb that takes the gerund (-ing) . See .
(en verb )
To bestow commendation on; to represent favourably; to suggest, endorse or encourage as an appropriate choice.
To make acceptable; to attract favor to.
To advise, propose, counsel favorably
- The board recommends Philips, given his ample experience in similar positions.
(archaic) To commit, confide to another’s care, confidence or acceptance, with favoring representations
- The therapist recommends resting the mind and exercising the body.
- ”A medieval oblate’s parents recommended the boy for life to God and the monastery
* This is a catenative verb that takes the gerund (-ing) . See