What does counselor mean?

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This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word counselor.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. counselor, counsellornoun

    someone who gives advice about problems

  2. counselor, counsellornoun

    someone who has supervisory duties at a summer camp

  3. advocate, counsel, counselor, counsellor, counselor-at-law, pleadernoun

    a lawyer who pleads cases in court


  1. Counselornoun

    someone who has supervisory duties at a summer camp.


  1. counselornoun

    A professional who counsels people, especially on personal problems.

  2. counselornoun

    A licensed and professionally trained counselor.

  3. counselornoun

    A school counselor, often in a specialty such as careers, education, or health.

  4. counselornoun

    A counselor, counsellor, counselor-at-law or counsellor-at-law is an attorney.

  5. counselornoun

    A high ranking diplomat, usually just below an ambassador or minister.

  6. counselornoun

    A children's supervisor, usually at camp.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Counselornoun

    one who counsels; an adviser

  2. Counselornoun

    a member of council; one appointed to advise a sovereign or chief magistrate. [See under Consilor.]

  3. Counselornoun

    one whose profession is to give advice in law, and manage causes for clients in court; a barrister

  4. Etymology: [OE. conseiler, F. conseiller, fr. L. consiliarius, fr. consilium counsel.]


  1. Counselor

    The Counselor Idealist is one of the 16 role variants of the Keirsey Temperament Sorter, a self-assessed personality questionnaire designed to help people better understand themselves. David Keirsey originally described the Counselor role variant; however, a brief summary of the personality types described by Isabel Myers contributed to its development. Counselors correlate primarily with the Myers-Briggs type INFJ.

Suggested Resources

  1. Counselor

    Counsellor vs. Counselor -- In this Grammar.com article you will learn the differences between the words Counsellor and Counselor.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of counselor in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of counselor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of counselor in a Sentence

  1. Charles Baudelaire:

    A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors.

  2. Archi Pyati:

    The lesson plan is a disappointing shift for the Asylum Division, the part of our government tasked with implementing asylum law and protecting refugees, the most vulnerable people in the world, victims of violence who meet the definition of a refugee will be unfairly turned away before they've even talked to a lawyer, counselor, or judge. That is not due process. That is not protection. That is not American.

  3. Elijah Cummings:

    This is not a conspiracy to silence White House counselor Kellyanne Conway or restrict White House counselor Kellyanne Conway First Amendment rights, this is an effort to enforce federal law.

  4. Gerry Connolly:

    For a lot of members, the outrage is personal, and it's not about Catholicism, it's about this relationship with this personal counselor. It's very offensive personally to a lot of members.

  5. Mary Fran:

    Mom told my teachers and my guidance counselor that dad was away, so they knew. They would help me if I got sad in school.

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