AskDefine | Define advised

Dictionary Definition

advised adj
1 having the benefit of careful prior consideration or counsel; "a well-advised delay in carrying out the plan" [syn: well-advised] [ant: ill-advised]
2 having received information; "be kept advised"

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. Considered or thought out; resulting from deliberation.
  2. Informed, appraised or made aware.

Usage notes

In the sense of considered or thought out, the word advised is often used in combinations such as well-advised or ill-advised.


considered or thought out; resulting from deliberation
  • Finnish: harkittu
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