Advise and Instruct


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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

Instruct is a synonym for advise in counsel topic. In some cases you can use "Instruct" instead a verb "Advise", when it comes to topics like brief, tell, inform, offer recommendation. popular alternative
Nearby Words: advice, advisable, adviser, advisory, advisement
Synonyms for Advise


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Instruct verb – To give information to.
Usage example: instructed everyone in the use of the new telephone system

Advise is a synonym for instruct in inform topic. You can use "Advise" instead a verb "Instruct", if it concerns topics such as tell, brief. popular alternative
Nearby Words: instruction, instructor, instructive, instructing
Synonyms for Instruct

Common collocations

people advise people instruct people
parents advise parents instruct parents
characters advise characters instruct characters
player advise player instruct player
Other nouns: everyone, reader, times, players.
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