advocate, counsel, counselor, counsellor, counselor-at-law, pleadernoun
a lawyer who pleads cases in court
guidance, counsel, counseling, counselling, directionverb
something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action
rede, advise, counselverb
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.
Etymology: counseil, from conseil, from consilium; akin to consulo.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: consilium, Latin.
Let me give thee counsel, that thou mayest save thine own life. 1 Kings, i. 12.
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. Francis Bacon, Essay 28.
The best counsel he could give him was, to go to his parliament. Edward Hyde, b. viii.
They that lay wait for my soul, take counsel together. Psalm lxxi. 10.
I hold as little counsel with weak fear
As you, or any Scot that lives. William Shakespeare, Henry IV.
They all confess therefore, in the working of that first cause, that counsel is used, reason followed, and a way observed. Richard Hooker, b. i. sect. 2.
O how comely is the wisdom of old men, and understanding and counsel to men of honour. Ecclus. xxv. 5.
There is no wisdom, nor understanding, nor counsel against the Lord. Prov. xxi. 30.
The players cannot keep counsel; they’ll tell all. William Shakespeare.
The counsel of the Lord standeth for ever, the thoughts of his heart to all generations. Psal. xxxiii. 11.
The Lord will bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and will make manifest the counsels of the heart. 1 Cor. iv. 5.
Your hand, a covenant; we will have these things set down by lawful counsel. William Shakespeare, Cymbeline.
For the advocates and counsel that plead, patience and gravity of learning is an essential part of justice; and an overspeaking judge is no well tuned cymbal. Francis Bacon, Essay 57.
What says my counsel learned in the law? Alexander Pope.
Etymology: consilior, Latin.
But say, Lucetta, now we are alone,
Would’st thou then counsel me to fall in love. William Shakespeare.
Truth shall nurse her;
Holy and heav’nly thoughts still counsel her. William Shakespeare, Hen. VIII.
Ill fortune never crushed that man whom good fortune deceived not; I therefore have counselled my friends never to trust to her fairer side, though she seemed to make peace with them. Ben Jonson, Discoveries.
He supports my poverty with his wealth, and I counsel and instruct him with my learning and experience. Taylor.
The less had been our shame,
The less his counsell’d crime which brands the Grecian name. John Dryden, Fables.
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
Etymology: [OE. conseilen, counseilen, F. conseiller, fr. L. consiliari, fr. consilium counsel.]
A counsel or a counselor gives advice, particularly in legal matters.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.]
The numerical value of counsel in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of counsel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
I think we’re trending perhaps towards another special counsel.
The most excellent and divine counsel, the best and most profitable advertisement of all others, but the least practised, is to study and learn how to know ourselves. This is the foundation of wisdom and the highway to whatever is good. . . . God, Nature, the wise, the world, preach man, exhort him both by word and deed to the study of himself.
It will be easier if clerks as a group say, graciously,' I have nothing to hide, but nevertheless I am lawyer. I am not going to allow Adam Augustine Carter to conduct a search into my private life without consulting counsel,'.
Better Counsel comes overnight.
I had other problems — I dressed nicely. I used words that were not monosyllabic. I aspired to go to Harvard University or Yale. The DCYF receptionist and the security guard would nod and smile at the narrative for my future. The social workers would counsel me to dress with baggy jeans and speak like a child so as to not elicit beatings by the other kids.” Excerpt From: Nicholas Alahverdian. “Ignoble Inferno/ The Nicholas Alahverdian Lawsuit.” iBooks.
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Translations for counsel
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- препоръчвам, обсъждане, съвещание, предлагам, съвет, съветвам, предложениеBulgarian
- Anwältin, Beratung, Ratschlag, Rat, AnwaltGerman
- ο ΣΥΝΗΓΟΡΟΣGreek
- consejo, consulta, abogadoSpanish
- neuvoa, neuvottelu, suositella, neuvo, lakimies, neuvonpitoFinnish
- conseiller, conseil, projet, expertise, planFrench
- խորհրդատվություն, խորհուրդ, փաստաբան, խորհրդատվություն տալArmenian
- avvocato, consiglioItalian
- совет, советување, препорачува, советуваMacedonian
- povățui, sfat, sfătuire, sfătui, consilia, expertiză, consultație, povață, recomanda, consultanțăRomanian
- совещание, обсуждение, консультация, советRussian
- avukat, istişare, danışma, tavsiyeTurkish
- jilavogan, kronalavogan, lavogan, hilavogan, kronahilavogan, kronajilavoganVolapük
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