Roget category 6955. Words relating to the voluntary powers
› 5.3. Voluntary action
›› 5.3.2. Complex voluntary action
word to the wise —
exhortation etc. (persuasion) 615 — expostulation etc. (dissuasion) 616 — admonition etc. (warning) 668 — guidance etc. (direction) 693.
instruction, charge, injunction, obtestation† — Governor's message, President's message — King's message, Queen's speech — message, speech from the throne.
adviser, prompter — counsel, counselor — monitor, mentor, Nestor, magnus Apollo [Lat.], senator — teacher etc. 540.
guide, manual, chart etc. (information) 527.
physician, doctor, leech†, archiater†.
arbiter etc. (judge) 967.
reference, referment† — consultation, conference, pourparler.
give a piece of advice [Fr.] —
enjoin, enforce, charge, instruct, call — call upon etc. (request) 765 — dictate.
expostulate etc. (dissuade) 616 — admonish etc. (warn) 668.
advise with — lay heads together, consult together — compare notes — hold a council, deliberate, be closeted with.
confer, consult, refer to, call in — take advice, follow advice — be advised by, have at one's elbow, take one's cue from.
give every man thine ear but few thy voice"
I pray thee cease thy counsel"
[Much Ado About Nothing];
my guide, philosopher, and friend"
'twas good advice and meant, my son be good"
verbum sat sapienti [Lat.],
a word to the wise is sufficient —
vive memor leti [Lat.] —
we, ask advice but we mean approbation"
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