- 1 [mass noun] Guidance or recommendations offered with regard to prudent action: my advice is to see your doctor he should take advice from his accountantMore example sentences
- They were giving it out to customers as well as offering advice on the benefits of tap water over bottled water.
- There are too many powerful men who truly believe that the Waltons offer dandy advice on life and morals.
- Every week, it seems, women are offered ever more expert advice on how to manipulate their men.
- 2A formal notice of a financial transaction: remittance advicesMore example sentences
- Suppliers of medical services also have immediate access to their remittance advices which results in a paperless environment.
- Cheques and remittance advices were raised mostly in alphabetical order, as per the purchase ledger.
- We quote below a message which will represent your first advices in connection with this incident.
- 3 [mass noun] (also advices) • archaic Information; news: the want of fresh advices from EuropeMore example sentences
- Last evening a gentleman arrived here from Providence, by whom we are favour'd with the following, fresh advices from the northern army.
- From this deplorable apathy Cortes was roused by fresh advices urging his presence in Mexico.
- A few days before the arrival of the news of peace, he received private advices from the Continent which led him to anticipate it.
Middle English: from Old French avis, based on Latin ad 'to' + visum, past participle of videre 'to see'. The original sense was 'way of looking at something, judgement', hence later 'an opinion given'.