Definition of advisable in English:

advisable

adjective

  • (of a course of action) to be recommended; sensible.

    ‘it is advisable to carry one of the major credit cards’
    ‘early booking is advisable’
    • ‘It is also not advisable to consolidate debts by repeatedly remortgaging.’
    • ‘It may also be advisable to carry an emergency card or bracelet to alert others of the allergy.’
    • ‘Supplemental oxygen is not required to climb it, but good brakes in your car are advisable.’
    • ‘But for aficionados of charmless architecture, it would be advisable to move fast.’
    • ‘As copies are selling very quickly it is advisable to purchase one without delay.’
    • ‘Would it be advisable to convert our savings into euros to avoid loss?’
    • ‘It is advisable to drink lots of water and losing weight helps a lot.’
    • ‘Advance booking is always advisable but you can of course always take a chance on the day itself.’
    • ‘All those interested in taking part should note that early booking is advisable.’
    • ‘I know also that wearing a helmet is not compulsory - but that it is advisable for obvious reasons.’
    • ‘Again, it's advisable to talk to other parents and to follow up recommendations.’
    • ‘In fact, it is advisable to be cautious and consult a doctor prior to departure.’
    • ‘It is not advisable to let young children out at night and they should always be supervised whenever possible.’
    • ‘Art classes for the retired are now commencing in the Nursing home and booking is advisable.’
    • ‘Childcare will be provided but places are limited so early booking is advisable.’
    • ‘There are other questions raised about whether it is advisable to have government so close to the funding of the arts.’
    • ‘This may be advisable if you are likely to be carried away by the proceedings and bid over your upper limit.’
    • ‘As our numbers are increasing it is advisable to book your time as early as possible during the week.’
    • ‘The courses at present are heavily booked so it is advisable to put your name down early.’
    • ‘There are no booking arrangements, so it is advisable for patrons to come early and get seats.’
    wise, desirable, preferable, well, best, sensible, commonsensical, sound, prudent, proper, appropriate, apt, suitable, fitting, judicious, recommended, recommendable, suggested, expedient, politic, helpful, useful, effective, advantageous, beneficial, valuable, profitable, gainful
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Pronunciation

advisable

/ədˈvʌɪzəb(ə)l/