Confused Words | Advice and Advise?

The confusion

The words advice and advise are often confused.

What's the difference between advice and advice?

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The word advice is a noun and it means guidance or recommendations concerning prudent future action.


  • Just take my advice. It's nonesense talking to him.
  • I acted on their advice.


The word advise is a a verb and it means to offer suggestions about the best course of action to someone or to counsel.


  • I advised him to work hard.
  • What do you advise me to do?

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