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NOUN (1)

1. a proposal for an appropriate course of action;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Advice \Ad*vice"\, n. [OE. avis, F. avis; ? + OF. vis, fr. L. visum seemed, seen; really p. p. of videre to see, so that vis meant that which has seemed best. See Vision, and cf. Avise, Advise.] 1. An opinion recommended or offered, as worthy to be followed; counsel. [1913 Webster] We may give advice, but we can not give conduct. --Franklin. [1913 Webster] 2. Deliberate consideration; knowledge. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] How shall I dote on her with more advice, That thus without advice begin to love her? --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Information or notice given; intelligence; as, late advices from France; -- commonly in the plural. [1913 Webster] Note: In commercial language, advice usually means information communicated by letter; -- used chiefly in reference to drafts or bills of exchange; as, a letter of advice. --McElrath. [1913 Webster] 4. (Crim. Law) Counseling to perform a specific illegal act. --Wharton. [1913 Webster] Advice boat, a vessel employed to carry dispatches or to reconnoiter; a dispatch boat. To take advice. (a) To accept advice. (b) To consult with another or others. [1913 Webster] Syn: Counsel; suggestion; recommendation; admonition; exhortation; information; notice. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

advice n 1: a proposal for an appropriate course of action
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

61 Moby Thesaurus words for "advice": admonition, advisement, alerting, broadcast journalism, caution, cautioning, clue, communication, communique, counsel, cue, direction, dispatch, embassy, express, forewarning, guidance, information, instruction, intelligence, journalism, letter, message, monition, news, news agency, news medium, news service, newsiness, newsletter, newsmagazine, newspaper, newsworthiness, notice, notification, office, opinion, passing word, pneumatogram, pointer, press association, radio, recommendation, release, reportage, steer, suggestion, teaching, telegram, telegraph agency, television, the fourth estate, the press, tidings, tip, tip-off, view, warning, whisper, wire service, word
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

ADVICE, com. law. A letter containing information of any circumstances unknown to the person to whom it is written; when goods are forwarded by sea or land, the letter transmitted to inform the consignee of the fact, is termed advice of goods, or letter of advice. When one merchant draws upon another, he generally advises him of the fact. These letters are intended to give notice of the facts they contain.
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

ADVICE, practice. The opinion given by counsel to their clients; this should never be done but upon mature deliberation to the best of the counsel's ability; and without regard to the consideration whether it will affect the client favorably or unfavorably.
The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906):

ADVICE, n. The smallest current coin. "The man was in such deep distress," Said Tom, "that I could do no less Than give him good advice." Said Jim: "If less could have been done for him I know you well enough, my son, To know that's what you would have done." Jebel Jocordy