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Advice


ADVI'CE, noun [Latin viso, to see, to visit.]

1. Counsel; an opinion recommended, or offered, as worthy to be followed.

What advice give ye? 2 Chronicles 10:9.

With good advice make war. Proverbs 20:18.

We may give advice but we cannot give conduct.

2. Prudence; deliberate consideration.

3. Information; notice; intelligence; as, we have late advices from France.

To take advice is to consult with others.

ADVI'CE BOAT, noun A vessel employed to carry dispatches or information.