Advise and Brief


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Advise verb – To give advice to.
Usage example: a popular guidance counselor who has been advising students about their college plans for two decades

Brief is a synonym for advise in inform topic. In some cases you can use "Brief" instead a verb "Advise".
Nearby Words: advice, advisable, adviser, advisory, advisement
Synonyms for Advise


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Brief verb – To give information to.
Usage example: the lieutenant briefed his superior officers on the state of the enemy's fortifications

Advise is a synonym for brief in inform topic. You can use "Advise" instead a verb "Brief", if it concerns topics such as counsel, inform of facts.
Nearby Words: briefing, briefly, briefed, briefness, briefcase
Synonyms for Brief

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players advise players brief players
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