To take advice
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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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