Advise etymology


English word advise comes from Old French (842-ca. 1400) a-, Latin visio (Seeing, sight, vision, view.), Old French (842-ca. 1400) viser ((Anglo-Norman) visor.)

Etymology of advise

Detailed word origin of advise

Dictionary entry Language Definition
a- Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) (by extension) indicating a change of state. Indicating movement towards something. Intensifying prefix.
visio Latin (lat) Seeing, sight, vision, view.
viser Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) (Anglo-Norman) visor.
*visaticum Latin (lat) (Gallo-Romance) face.
viz Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
avis Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) Opinion.
aviser Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) To advise; to counsel. To pay attention to. To recognize.
avisen Middle English (1100-1500) (enm) To consider, review.
advise English (en) (intransitive) To consider, to deliberate.. (obsolete, transitive) To look at, watch; to see.. (transitive) To give advice to; to offer an opinion, as worthy or expedient to be followed.. (transitive) To give information or notice to; to inform or counsel; — with of before the thing communicated.

Words with the same origin as advise

Descendants of visio