advisor etymology

English word advisor comes from English advise, English -or

Detailed word origin of advisor

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
advise English (eng) (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.
-or English (eng) (electrical science) Appended to the names of members of classes of components, especially those that have an extensive property name of the same root suffixed with -ance. Creates an agent noun, indicating a person who does something.
advisor English (eng) One who offers advice.

Words with the same origin as advisor

Descendants of -or
accelerator actor actress author calculator communicator coordinator decorator detonator donor elevator instructor investor perk perky projector radiator realtor sculptor sensor ventilator