Advise and Inform


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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

Inform is a synonym for advise in direction topic. In some cases you can use "Inform" instead a verb "Advise", when it comes to topics like brief, knowledge, language, recommend. popular alternative
Nearby Words: advice, advisable, adviser, advisory, advisement
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Inform verb – To give information to.
Usage example: chose teaching as a career because it affords the opportunity to inform a whole generation of young minds

Advise is a synonym for inform in tell topic. You can use "Advise" instead a verb "Inform", if it concerns topics such as direction, brief, knowledge, language. popular alternative
Nearby Words: information, informal, informed, informer, informative
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Common collocations

hero advise hero inform hero
people advise people inform people
family advise family inform family
company advise company inform company
Other nouns: parents, public, characters, government, king, anyone, player, everyone, reader, viewers, players, members, heroes, girls, decisions, users.
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