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Advise vs Recount - What's the difference?

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Advise is a related term of recount.


As verbs the difference between advise and recount

is that advise is to give advice to; to offer an opinion, as worthy or expedient to be followed while recount is to tell over; to relate in detail; to recite; to tell or narrate the particulars of or recount can be to count or reckon again.

As a noun recount is

retelling, narration, rendering or recount can be a counting again, as of votes.

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

    recount

    English

    Etymology 1

    From and (etyl) reconter, variant of (etyl) raconter.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Retelling, narration, rendering
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To tell over; to relate in detail; to recite; to tell or narrate the particulars of.
  • The old man recounted the tale of how he caught the big fish.
  • To rehearse; to enumerate.
  • to recount one's blessings

    Etymology 2

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A counting again, as of votes.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To count or reckon again.
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