Definitions for Counselˈkaʊn səl
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(n.)advice; opinion or instruction regarding the judgment or conduct of another.
interchange of opinions as to future procedure; consultation; deliberation.
(used with a sing. or pl. v.) the lawyer or lawyers representing one party or the other in court.
deliberate purpose; plan; design.
Archaic. a private or secret opinion or purpose.
Obs. wisdom; prudence.
(v.t.)to give advice to; advise.
to urge the adoption of, as a course of action; recommend.
(v.i.)to give counsel or advice.
to get or take counsel or advice.
Idioms for counsel:
keep one's own counsel,to remain silent.
* for 3 . Syn: See advice.Usage: See council.
Origin of counsel:
1175–1225; (n.) ME counseil < AF cunseil, OF conseil < L consilium debate, advice, advisory body, plan
advocate, counsel, counselor, counsellor, counselor-at-law, pleader(noun)
a lawyer who pleads cases in court
guidance, counsel, counseling, counselling, direction(verb)
something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action
rede, advise, counsel(verb)
give advice to
"The teacher counsels troubled students"; "The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud"
The exchange of opinions and advice; consultation
Advice or guidance so given
A lawyer, as in Queen's Counsel (QC)
To give advice, especially professional advice.
Origin: counseil, from conseil, from consilium; akin to consulo.
interchange of opinions; mutual advising; consultation
examination of consequences; exercise of deliberate judgment; prudence
result of consultation; advice; instruction
deliberate purpose; design; intent; scheme; plan
a secret opinion or purpose; a private matter
one who gives advice, especially in legal matters; one professionally engaged in the trial or management of a cause in court; also, collectively, the legal advocates united in the management of a case; as, the defendant has able counsel
to give advice to; to advice, admonish, or instruct, as a person
to advise or recommend, as an act or course
A counsel or a counselor gives advice, particularly in legal matters.
Translations for Counsel
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
He'll give you good counsel on your problems.
- conselhoPortuguese (BR)
- der RatschlagGerman
- rådgivning; rådDanish
- توصیه؛ رهنمودFarsi
- råd, tilrådingNorwegian
- توصیه؛ رهنمودPersian
- سلا، مشورهPashto
- tavsiye, fikirTurkish
- 忠告Chinese (Trad.)
- صلاح، مشورهUrdu
- lời khuyênVietnamese
- 忠告Chinese (Simp.)
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