Definition of 'advisable'

See related content

Synonyms of "advisable"
Synonyms of "advisable"
French Definition of "advisable"
French Definition of "advisable"
Spanish Definition of "advisable"
Spanish Definition of "advisable"
NEW from Collins!
NEW from Collins!
Easy Learning English Grammar
Easy Learning English Grammar

Video: pronunciation of 'advisable'

Example sentences containing 'advisable'

These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Putting your head in where it hurts in defensive situations may not be advisable. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is always advisable to view lots before bidding. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is also advisable to treat all members of the family. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is advisable to book a table before the cats get all the cream tea. Times, Sunday Times (2013)So it may be advisable to take a few days off work. The Sun (2008)It is during the chronic stage that a gentle increase of daily activity may be advisable. MacIntyre, Anne M. E. Post-Viral Fatigue Syndrome - How To Live With It (1989)It is always advisable to review your investments regularly. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Is it advisable to book the museum tour in advance? Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is therefore advisable to take any supplement with a meal containing some fat. Hunter, Carol The Vitamin Fact Finder (1987)An antiseptic spray or cream is also advisable. The Sun (2013)It is advisable to take a small amount in the currency of the first place you are visiting. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is also advisable to discover exactly who will be riding your horse and how much exercise he will be given. Eccles, Lesley Your First Horse - buying, feeding, caring (1989)It may therefore be advisable to keep those instructions with you when you're driving. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Nonetheless, it is always advisable to factor in some flexibility. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Always crowded, so advisable to book. Millon, Kim & Millon, Marc The Wine Roads of France (1989)It may be advisable to seek advice from a mortgage broker or tax adviser to structure the deal in the most efficient way. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It's always advisable to have two. Times, Sunday Times (2014)If substantial changes are needed, a new will may be advisable. Laszlo, John (MD) Understanding Cancer (1987)It's also advisable to replace the pads at the same time. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is always advisable to employ the services of local lawyers, but make sure they are reputable. Times, Sunday Times (2006)If you have your heart set on a certain ship or itinerary, it is advisable to book early. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We will say it's not advisable to take the drugs if you don't need them. The Sun (2009)It is advisable that consumers make full use of their Isa allowance when choosing savings accounts to benefit from the tax-free status. Times, Sunday Times (2010)

Synonyms of 'advisable'

wise, seemly, sound, suggested

Trends of 'advisable'

In Common Usage. advisable is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

View usage over:

Translations for 'advisable'

British English: advisable /ədˈvaɪzəbl/ ADJECTIVE
If you tell someone that it is advisable to do something, you are suggesting that they should do it.
It's advisable to book early for city-centre restaurants.
  • American English: advisable
  • Arabic: مُسْتَحْسَن
  • Brazilian Portuguese: aconselhável
  • Chinese: 可取的
  • Croatian: preporučljiv
  • Czech: vhodný
  • Danish: tilrådelig
  • Dutch: raadzaam
  • European Spanish: aconsejable
  • Finnish: suositeltava
  • French: recommandable
  • German: ratsam
  • Greek: ενδεδειγμένος
  • Italian: consigliabile
  • Japanese: 賢明な
  • Korean: 권할 만한
  • Norwegian: tilrådelig
  • Polish: wskazany
  • European Portuguese: aconselhável
  • Romanian: recomandabil
  • Russian: рекомендуемый
  • Spanish: aconsejable
  • Swedish: tillrådlig
  • Thai: ควรแก่การแนะนำ
  • Turkish: akıllıca
  • Ukrainian: доцільний
  • Vietnamese: nên làm


Definition of advisable from the Collins English Dictionary
New collocations added to dictionary
Collocations are words that are often used together and are brilliant at providing natural sounding language for your speech and writing.
Read more
Study guides for every stage of your learning journey
Whether you're in search of a crossword puzzle, a detailed guide to tying knots, or tips on writing the perfect college essay, Harper Reference has you covered for all your study needs.
Read more
Learning English: Making suggestions when travelling
Take a boat? Stay overnight somewhere? This article looks at some useful phrases you can use when discussing options about what to do when travelling.
Read more
New collocations added to dictionary
Collocations are words that are often used together and are brilliant at providing natural sounding language for your speech and writing.
Read more
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Read more
Word lists
We have almost 200 lists of words from topics as varied as types of butterflies, jackets, currencies, vegetables and knots! Amaze your friends with your new-found knowledge!
Read more
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.
Read more
13th edition of the Collins Dictionary out now!
Updated with all the very latest new words and senses, this new 13th edition is an unparalleled resource for word lovers, word gamers, and word geeks everywhere. #homeoflivingenglish
Read more
Create an account and sign in to access this FREE content
Register now or login in to access