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 for advise
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Advise \Ad*vise"\, v. t.
     1. To consider; to deliberate. [Obs.]
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              Advise if this be worth attempting.   --Milton.
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     2. To take counsel; to consult; -- followed by with; as, to
        advise with friends.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Advise \Ad*vise"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Advised; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Advising.] [OE. avisen to perceive, consider, inform, F.
     aviser, fr. LL. advisare. advisare; ad + visare, fr. L.
     videre, visum, to see. See Advice, and cf. Avise.]
     1. To give advice to; to offer an opinion, as worthy or
        expedient to be followed; to counsel; to warn. "I shall no
        more advise thee." --Milton.
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     2. To give information or notice to; to inform; -- with of
        before the thing communicated; as, we were advised of the
        risk.
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     To advise one's self, to bethink one's self; to take
        counsel with one's self; to reflect; to consider. [Obs.]
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              Bid thy master well advise himself.   --Shak.
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     Syn: To counsel; admonish; apprise; acquaint.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  advise
      v 1: give advice to; "The teacher counsels troubled students";
           "The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud"
           [syn: rede, advise, counsel]
      2: inform (somebody) of something; "I advised him that the rent
         was due" [syn: advise, notify, give notice, send
         word, apprise, apprize]
      3: make a proposal, declare a plan for something; "the senator
         proposed to abolish the sales tax" [syn: propose,
         suggest, advise]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  77 Moby Thesaurus words for "advise":
     acquaint, admonish, advertise, advertise of, advocate, alert,
     apprise, brief, bring word, caution, clue, coach, coax, collogue,
     commend, communicate, confab, confabulate, confer, consult,
     consult with, counsel, cry havoc, deliberate, direct, disclose,
     encourage, enlighten, familiarize, fill in, forewarn,
     give fair warning, give notice, give the facts, give warning,
     give word, guide, huddle, impart, induce, inform, instruct,
     issue an ultimatum, kibitz, leave word, let know, let out, meddle,
     mention to, notify, parley, persuade, post, powwow, prescribe,
     propose, recommend, register, report, reveal, send word,
     serve notice, sound the alarm, speak, submit, suggest, tell,
     threaten, tip, tip off, treat, urge, utter a caveat, verse, warn,
     warn against, win over
  
  

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