Advisory vs Mandate - What's the difference?

advisory | mandate |


As an adjective advisory

is able to give advice.

As a noun advisory

is a warning.

As a verb mandate is

.

advisory

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Able to give advice.
  • The advisory committee could only offer advice, but since that was almost always accepted they had real power.
  • Containing advice; advising.
  • The consultant's advisory recommendations were selectively adopted.

    Noun

    (advisories)
  • A warning.
  • The Coast Guard issued a small craft advisory , warning little boats to watch out for bad weather.

    mandate

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An official or authoritative command; an order or injunction; a commission; a judicial precept.
  • Verb

    (mandat)
  • to authorize
  • to make mandatory
  • Derived terms

    * mandatary * mandator * mandatory