Because “advice” and “advise” are homophones (words that sound alike), they are often confused. Some tips on telling them apart.
- Advice vs. Advise: the difference
Is a noun: A word that refers to a person, place, thing, event, substance, or quality.
Is a verb: A word or phrase that describes an action, condition, or experience.
- Advice vs. Advise: the definitions
An opinion that someone offers you about what you should do or how you should act in a particular situation.
To give someone advice.
- Advice vs. Advise: the synonyms
Information, consultation, guidance, instruction, encouragement, suggestion, tip.
Counsel, recommend, caution, direct, encourage, instruct, preach, urge.
- Advice vs. Advise: in a sentence
- It is best to get legal advice from your lawyer before you take any legal action.
- The blog gives good advice for first home buyers.
- My guidance counsellor gave me great advice when I was trying to decide if I should further my education after high school.
- We bought the house on our real estate manager’s advice.
- Mary advised me to stop taking the medicine as it does more harm than good.
- Please advise her to stop smoking as she refuses to listen to me.
- My teacher advised us to revise our subjects regularly.
- I advise my customers to sample the cookies before they buy them.
Reference: Cambridge Dictionary