The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Advise \Ad*vise"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Advised; p. pr. & vb.
n. Advising.] [OE. avisen to perceive, consider, inform, F.
aviser, fr. LL. advisare. advisare; ad + visare, fr. L.
videre, visum, to see. See Advice, and cf. Avise.]
1. To give advice to; to offer an opinion, as worthy or
expedient to be followed; to counsel; to warn. "I shall no
more advise thee." --Milton.
2. To give information or notice to; to inform; -- with of
before the thing communicated; as, we were advised of the
To advise one's self, to bethink one's self; to take
counsel with one's self; to reflect; to consider. [Obs.]
Bid thy master well advise himself. --Shak.
Syn: To counsel; admonish; apprise; acquaint.