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advise (v.)

late 13c., avisen "to view, consider" (a sense now obsolete); late 14c., "to give counsel to," from Old French aviser "deliberate, reflect, consider" (13c.), from avis "opinion," 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" (from PIE root *weid- "to see"). The unetymological -d- is from 16c. Related: Advised; advising.

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Definitions of advise from WordNet

advise (v.)
give advice to;
Synonyms: rede / counsel
advise (v.)
inform (somebody) of something;
I advised him that the rent was due
Synonyms: notify / give notice / send word / apprise / apprize
advise (v.)
make a proposal, declare a plan for something;
Synonyms: propose / suggest
From wordnet.princeton.edu