advise, avise (v.) Old form(s): aduis'd , Aduise , a-uis'd, auis'd
inform, be aware, apprise
2H4 I.i.172[Morton to Northumberland, of Percy] You were advised his flesh was capable / Of wounds and scars
H5 II.chorus.12[Chorus] The French, advised by good intelligence
H8 I.ii.107[Wolsey aside to Secretary] I shall anon advise you / Further in the proceeding
MM II.ii.132[Lucio aside to Isabella, of her insight into army life] Art avised o'that?
MW I.iv.98[Mistress Quickly aside to Simple, on the difficulties of keeping house] Are you avised o'that?
TG III.i.122[Duke to Valentine] Advise me where I may have such a ladder
TS I.i.183[Lucentio to Tranio, of Baptista and Bianca] art thou not advised he took some care / To get her cunning schoolmasters
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