take advice


take advice
take advice
1. To ask for advice, esp in legal matters
2. To act on advice
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Main Entry:advice

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obtain information and guidance, typically from an expert

he should take advice from his accountant

usu. take someone's advice act according to recommendations given

he took my advice and put his house up for sale


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  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Advice (opinion) — Advice is a form of relating personal opinions, belief systems, personal values and recommendations about certain situations relayed in some context to another person, group or party often offered as a guide to action and/or conduct. Advice is… …   Wikipedia

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Advice boat — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • take — [tāk] vt. took, taken, taking [ME taken < OE tacan < ON taka < ? IE base * dēg , to lay hold of] I to get possession of by force or skill; seize, grasp, catch, capture, win, etc. 1. to get by conquering; capture; seize 2. to trap, snare …   English World dictionary

  • advice — [[t]ædva͟ɪs[/t]] ♦♦ 1) N UNCOUNT: oft N on/about n/wh/ ing If you give someone advice, you tell them what you think they should do in a particular situation. Don t be afraid to ask for advice about ordering the meal... Your community officer can… …   English dictionary

  • Advice — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Advice >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 advice advice counsel adhortation| Sgm: N 1 word to the wise word to the wise Sgm: N 1 suggestion suggestion submonition| recommendation advocacy Sgm: N 1 advisemement …   English dictionary for students

  • advice — n. 1) to give, offer advice 2) to act on, follow, take advice 3) to disregard, refuse, turn a deaf ear to advice 4) friendly; good, sage, sensible, sound; misleading; parting; professional; unsolicited advice 5) a bit, piece, word of advice 6)… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • take — v. & n. v. (took; taken) 1 tr. lay hold of; get into one s hands. 2 tr. acquire, get possession of, capture, earn, or win. 3 tr. get the use of by purchase or formal agreement (take lodgings). 4 tr. (in a recipe) avail oneself of; use. 5 tr. use… …   Useful english dictionary