Definition of advised in US English:



  • Behaving as someone, especially the speaker, would recommend; sensible; wise.

    ‘the department would be advised to do some research’
    • ‘The patient would be advised not to use the drug unless no suitable alternative treatment option is available.’
    • ‘Taking vitamins and minerals in isolation is not advised, as they need to be combined to work synergistically.’
    • ‘The timid male would be advised to stand well back when a female threatened is on the rampage.’
    • ‘If you like flashy literate front men then it's advised to see this band.’
    • ‘Residents would be advised to stay away from gathering places, such as sporting events.’
    wise, prudent, sensible
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