Avise vs Advise - What's the difference?

avise | advise | Alternative forms |

Avise is an alternative form of advise.


As verbs the difference between avise and advise

is that avise is (advise) while advise is (obsolete|transitive) to look at, watch; to see.

avise

English

Verb

(avis)
  • * Spenser
  • Now therefore, if thou wilt enriched be, / Avise thee well, and change thy willful mood.
    (Shakespeare)
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    advise

    English

    Alternative forms

    * advize (obsolete) * avise * avize

    Verb

    (advis)
  • To give advice to; to offer an opinion, as worthy or expedient to be followed.
  • The dentist advised brushing three times a day.
  • To give information or notice to; to inform or counsel; — with (m) before the thing communicated.
  • We were advised of the risk.
    The lawyer advised me to drop the case, since there was no chance of winning.
  • To consider, to deliberate.
  • * 1843 , '', book 2, ch. VIII, ''The Election
  • accordingly. His Majesty, advising of it for a moment, orders that Samson be brought in with the other Twelve.
  • (obsolete) To look at, watch; to see.
  • * 1590 , Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene , III.v:
  • when that villain he auiz'd , which late / Affrighted had the fairest Florimell , / Full of fiers fury, and indignant hate, / To him he turned

    Usage notes

    * This is a catenative verb that takes the gerund (-ing) . See .

    Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * advice * advisable * advisement * adviser