Definitions for Counselˈkaʊn səl

This page provides all 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. Doris Lessing:

    Better Counsel comes overnight.

  2. General Thomas Jonathon Stonewall Jackson:

    Never take counsel of your fears.

  3. Anonymous:

    It is light grief that can take counsel.

  4. Lucius Annaeus Seneca:

    That grief is light which can take counsel.

  5. Chander Prakash Kaushik:

    We can't force people in this day and age, we can only counsel them.

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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
  • 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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