What does Counsel mean?

Definitions for Counselˈkaʊn səl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Counsel.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. advocate, counsel, counselor, counsellor, counselor-at-law, pleader(noun)

    a lawyer who pleads cases in court

  2. guidance, counsel, counseling, counselling, direction(verb)

    something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action

  3. rede, advise, counsel(verb)

    give advice to

    "The teacher counsels troubled students"; "The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud"

Wiktionary

  1. counsel(Noun)

    The exchange of opinions and advice; consultation

  2. counsel(Noun)

    Advice or guidance so given

  3. counsel(Noun)

    A lawyer, as in Queen's Counsel (QC)

  4. counsel(Verb)

    To give advice, especially professional advice.

  5. counsel(Verb)

    To recommend

  6. Origin: counseil, from conseil, from consilium; akin to consulo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Counsel(noun)

    interchange of opinions; mutual advising; consultation

  2. Counsel(noun)

    examination of consequences; exercise of deliberate judgment; prudence

  3. Counsel(noun)

    result of consultation; advice; instruction

  4. Counsel(noun)

    deliberate purpose; design; intent; scheme; plan

  5. Counsel(noun)

    a secret opinion or purpose; a private matter

  6. Counsel(noun)

    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

  7. Counsel(verb)

    to give advice to; to advice, admonish, or instruct, as a person

  8. Counsel(verb)

    to advise or recommend, as an act or course

  9. Origin: [OE. conseilen, counseilen, F. conseiller, fr. L. consiliari, fr. consilium counsel.]

Freebase

  1. Counsel

    A counsel or a counselor gives advice, particularly in legal matters.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Counsel

    kown′sel, n. consultation: deliberation: advice: plan: purpose: one who gives counsel, a barrister or advocate.—v.t. to give advice: to warn:—pr.p. coun′selling; pa.p. coun′selled.—n. Coun′sel-keep′er (Shak.), one who can keep counsel or a secret.—adjs. Coun′sel-keep′ing (Shak.), keeping counsel or secrets; Coun′sellable, that may be counselled.—ns. Coun′sellor, one who counsels: a barrister; Coun′sellorship.—Counsel of perfection, a declaration of our Lord's, not absolutely imperative, but commended as the means of reaching greater perfection; Keep counsel, to keep a secret; King's counsel (K.C.), a barrister-at-law appointed by letters-patent—the office is honorary, but gives the right of precedence in all the courts. [Fr. conseil—L. consilium, advice—consulĕre, to consult.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Counsel in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Counsel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Margaret Karagas:

    Pediatricians should counsel parents and patients about the risks of using tanning beds.

  2. Hesiod:

    He for himself weaves woe who weaves for others woe, and evil counsel on the counselor recoils.

  3. Joan Of Arc:

    You have been with your counsel and I have been with mine. Believe me that the counsel of my Lord will be accomplished and will stand, and this counsel of yours will perish.

  4. Francis Bacon:

    There is as much difference between the counsel that a friend giveth, and that a man giveth himself, as there is between the counsel of a friend and of a flatterer. For there is no such flatterer as is a man's self.

  5. Hunter S. Thompson:

    No man is so foolish but he may sometimes give another good counsel, and no man so wise that he may not easily err if he takes no other counsel than his own. He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master.

Images & Illustrations of Counsel

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Translations for Counsel

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • شورىArabic
  • препоръчвам, съвет, предлагам, предложение, обсъждане, съветвам, съвещаниеBulgarian
  • radaCzech
  • Rat, Anwältin, Ratschlag, Anwalt, BeratungGerman
  • abogado, consejo, consultaSpanish
  • neuvottelu, lakimies, neuvonpito, suositella, neuvo, neuvoaFinnish
  • conseil, conseiller, expertise, plan, projetFrench
  • խորհուրդ, խորհրդատվություն, խորհրդատվություն տալ, փաստաբանArmenian
  • avvocato, consiglioItalian
  • consiliumLatin
  • советување, советува, препорачува, советMacedonian
  • sfătui, consultație, povață, expertiză, consilia, sfat, consultanță, povățui, sfătuire, recomandaRomanian
  • обсуждение, консультация, совет, совещаниеRussian
  • istişare, danışma, tavsiye, avukatTurkish
  • адвокатUkrainian
  • lavogan, kronalavogan, hilavogan, kronahilavogan, kronajilavogan, jilavoganVolapük

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