Advised vs Assisted - What's the difference?

advised | assisted |


As verbs the difference between advised and assisted

is that advised is (advise) while assisted is (assist).

As an adjective advised

is considered or thought out; resulting from deliberation.

advised

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Considered or thought out; resulting from deliberation.
  • Informed, appraised or made aware.
  • Usage notes

    In the sense of considered or thought out, the word (advised) is often used in combinations such as (well-advised) or (ill-advised).

    Verb

    (head)
  • (advise)
  • assisted

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (assist)

  • assist

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (label) To stand (at a place) or to (an opinion).
  • A great part of the nobility assisted to his opinion.
  • (label) To attend
  • * 1967 , The Rev. Loren Gavitt (ed.), Saint Augustine's Prayer Book: A Book of Devotion for members of the Episcopal Church , revised edition, West Park, NY: Holy Cross Publications, p. 8:
  • To assist at Mass every Sunday and Holy Day of Obligation.
  • To help.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2012 , date=April 15 , author=Phil McNulty , title=Tottenham 1-5 Chelsea , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=The referee seemed well placed to award the goal, but video evidence suggested the protests were well founded and the incident only strengthens the case of those lobbying for technology to assist officials.}}
  • (sports) To make a pass that leads directly towards scoring.
  • Derived terms

    * assister * assistive

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A helpful action or an act of giving.
  • The foundation gave a much needed assist to the shelter.
  • (sports) A statistic used in different sports to quantify the act of helping another player score points or goals; in baseball, an assist is defensive, allowing a teammate to record a putout.
  • He had two assists in the game.

    Derived terms

    * assistful * assistless

    Anagrams

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