consult, confer with(verb)
get or ask advice from
"Consult your local broker"; "They had to consult before arriving at a decision"
consult, refer, look up(verb)
seek information from
"You should consult the dictionary"; "refer to your notes"
confer, confabulate, confab, consult(verb)
have a conference in order to talk something over
"We conferred about a plan of action"
"The professor consults for industry"
to seek the opinion or advice of another; to take counsel; to deliberate together; to confer
to ask advice of; to seek the opinion of; to apply to for information or instruction; to refer to; as, to consult a physician; to consult a dictionary
to have reference to, in judging or acting; to have regard to; to consider; as, to consult one's wishes
to deliberate upon; to take for
to bring about by counsel or contrivance; to devise; to contrive
the act of consulting or deliberating; consultation; also, the result of consulation; determination; decision
a council; a meeting for consultation
Origin: [L. consultare, fr. consulere to consult: cf. f. consulter. Cf. Counsel.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kon-sult′, v.t. to ask advice of: to decide or act in favour of: to look up to for information or advice: to discuss: to consider: to take measures for the advantage of any one.—v.i. to consider in company: to take counsel.—n. (kon-sult′, or kon′sult) the act of consulting: a meeting for consultation: a council: a meeting for conspiracy or intrigue.—ns. Consul′ta, a meeting of council; Consultā′tion, deliberation, or a meeting for such, esp. of physicians or lawyers.—adj. Consult′ative, of or pertaining to consultation, esp. of bodies taking part in a consultation without voting on the decision.—ns. Consultee′, the person consulted; Consult′er, one who consults.—adjs. Consult′ing, of a physician or lawyer who gives advice; Consult′ive, pertaining to consultation; Consult′ory, Consult′atory. [L. consult-āre, inten. of consul-ĕre, to consult.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'Consult' in Verbs Frequency: #585
The numerical value of Consult in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of Consult in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of Consult in a Sentence
Consult duty not events.
If you wish good advice, consult an old man.
Consult your dragon before you wager his hide.
I have a memory like an elephant. In fact, elephants often consult me.
If the government will buy it, it should consult with parliament first.
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- консултирам, съвещавам се, допитвам се, съветвам сеBulgarian
- beratschlagen, um Rat nachsuchen, beraten, zu Rate ziehen, um Rat fragenGerman
- consultare, consultarsiItalian
- sciscitor, consuleLatin
- tham khảoVietnamese
- באַראַטנ זיךYiddish
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