Definitions for consult
kənˈsʌlt; ˈkɒn sʌlt, kənˈsʌltcon·sult
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word consult.
consult, confer withverb
get or ask advice from
"Consult your local broker"; "They had to consult before arriving at a decision"
consult, refer, look upverb
seek information from
"You should consult the dictionary"; "refer to your notes"
confer, confabulate, confab, consultverb
have a conference in order to talk something over
"We conferred about a plan of action"
"The professor consults for industry"
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from the verb.
Yourself in person head one chosen half,
And march t’ oppress the faction in consult
With dying Dorax. John Dryden, Don Sebastian.
He said, and rose the first; the council broke;
And all their grave consults dissolv’d in smoke. John Dryden, Fables.
Divers meetings and consults of our whole number, to consider of the former labours. Francis Bacon.
A consult of coquets below
Was call’d, to rig him out a beau. Jonathan Swift.
We are, in the first place, to consult the necessities of life, rather than matters of ornament and delight. Roger L'Estrange.
The senate owes its gratitude to Cato,
Who with so great a soul consults its safety,
And guards our lives, while he neglects his own. Joseph Addison, Cato.
Thou hast consulted shame to thy house, by cutting off many people. Heb. ii. 10.
Many things were there consulted for the future, yet nothing was positively resolved. Edward Hyde, b. viii.
To take counsel together; to deliberate in common. It has with before the person admitted to consultation.
Etymology: consulto, Latin.
After the hideous storm that follow’d, was
A thing inspir’d; and, not consulting, broke
Into a general prophecy, that this tempest,
Dashing the garment of this peace, aboded
The sudden breach on’t. William Shakespeare, Henry VIII.
A senate-house, wherein three hundred and twenty men sat consulting always for the people. 1 Mac. viii. 15.
Consult not with the slothful for any work. Ecclus. xxxvii.
He sent for his bosom friends, with whom he most confidently consulted, and shewed the paper to them, the contents whereof he could not conceive. Edward Hyde.
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
Etymology: [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
A patient going to a doctor for his first visit was asked, "And whom did you consult before coming to me?""Only the village druggist," was the answer."And what sort of foolish advice did that numbskull give you?" asked the doctor, his tone and manner denoting his contempt for the advice of the layman."Oh," replied his patient, with no malice aforethought, "he told me to come and see you."
Just because the pope is not a scientist does not mean he can't consult scientists.
We must consult the population to rebuild a constitutional pact that was broken by the impeachment process.
It is simply not clear to us that there is substantive rationale for it, we will continue to consult with Poland and our other NATO allies about this issue and the difficult logistical challenges it presents, but we do not believe Poland's proposal is a tenable one.
If you do choose to provide a plant-based milk to your child [ and ] if over the age of 2, I would suggest soy, as it provides about 6 to 8 grams of protein per cup, it's also a good idea to consult with a registered dietitian to discuss your child's unique situation and get guidance about the right choice to allow for normal growth and development.
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- съвещавам се, допитвам се, съветвам се, консултирамBulgarian
- beratschlagen, um Rat nachsuchen, um Rat fragen, zu Rate ziehen, beratenGerman
- consultare, consultarsiItalian
- sciscitor, consuleLatin
- tham khảoVietnamese
- באַראַטנ זיךYiddish
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