Invent vs Advise - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between invent and advise
is that invent
is to design a new process or mechanism while advise
is to give advice to; to offer an opinion, as worthy or expedient to be followed.
To design a new process or mechanism.
To create something fictional for a particular purpose.
- After weeks of hard work, I invented a new way to alphabetize matchbooks.
- I knew I had to invent an excuse, and quickly.
(obsolete) To come upon; to find; to find out; to discover.
* 1590 , Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene , I.vi:
- We need a name to put in this form, so let's just invent one.
- Far off he wonders, what them makes so glad, / If Bacchus merry fruit they did inuent [...].
* advize (obsolete)
To give advice to; to offer an opinion, as worthy or expedient to be followed.
To give information or notice to; to inform or counsel; — with (m) before the thing communicated.
- The dentist advised brushing three times a day.
- We were advised of the risk.
To consider, to deliberate.
* 1843 , '', book 2, ch. VIII, ''The Election
- The lawyer advised me to drop the case, since there was no chance of winning.
(obsolete) To look at, watch; to see.
* 1590 , Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene , III.v:
- accordingly. His Majesty, advising of it for a moment, orders that Samson be brought in with the other Twelve.
- when that villain he auiz'd , which late / Affrighted had the fairest Florimell , / Full of fiers fury, and indignant hate, / To him he turned
* This is a catenative verb that takes the gerund (-ing) . See .
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