consult

  • 1 Consult — Con*sult , v. t. 1. 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. [1913 Webster] Men forgot, or feared, to consult nature . . .; they were… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 consult — UK US /kənˈsʌlt/ verb ► [T] to get information or advice from a person, book, etc. with special knowledge on a particular subject: consult a lawyer/solicitor/accountant, etc. »Because investors state and local taxes may be different than the… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 consult — CONSÚLT, consulturi, s.n. Examinare a unui bolnav de către o comisie medicală pentru stabilirea diagnosticului bolii şi indicarea tratamentului. – Din lat. consultum. Trimis de IoanSoleriu, 06.03.2008. Sursa: DEX 98  consúlt s. n., pl.… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 4 consult — [kən sult′] vi. [L consultare < pp. of consulere, to deliberate, consider, orig., prob., to call together, as in consulere senatum, to gather the senate, hence ask (it) for advice < com , with + IE base * sel , to take, seize > SELL, Gr… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Consult — Con*sult (k[o^]n*s[u^]lt ), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Consulted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Consulting}.] [L. consultare, fr. consulere to consult: cf. f. consulter. Cf. {Counsel}.] To seek the opinion or advice of another; to take counsel; to deliberate… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Consult — Con*sult (k[o^]n*s[u^]lt or k[o^]n s[u^]lt), n. 1. The act of consulting or deliberating; consultation; also, the result of consulation; determination; decision. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The council broke; And all grave consults dissolved in smoke.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 consult — I (ask advice of) verb advise with, ask, ask advice, ask an opinion, ask for recommendations, ask for suggestions, call in, confer, consultare, deliberate, discuss, exchange observations, interchange views, parley, question, seek counsel, seek… …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 consult — 1520s, from M.Fr. consulter (16c.), from L. consultare consult, take the advice of, frequentative of consulere to take counsel, meet and consider (see CONSULTATION (Cf. consultation)). Related: Consulted; consulting …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 consult — *confer, advise, parley, commune, treat, negotiate Analogous words: *discuss, debate: deliberate, cogitate (see THINK): counsel, advise (see under ADVICE) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 consult — [v] ask, confer argue, ask advice of, be closeted with, brainstorm*, call in, cogitate, collogue, commune, compare notes, confab, confabulate, consider, debate, deliberate, discuss, examine, flap*, groupthink*, huddle, interrogate, interview,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 consult — ► VERB 1) seek information or advice from. 2) seek permission or approval from. 3) (consulting) engaged in the business of giving advice to others in the same field. DERIVATIVES consultation noun consultative adjective consultee noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 consult — [[t]kənsʌ̱lt[/t]] ♦♦♦ consults, consulting, consulted 1) VERB If you consult an expert or someone senior to you or consult with them, you ask them for their opinion and advice about what you should do or their permission to do something. [V n… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 consult — con•sult v. [[t]kənˈsʌlt[/t]] n. [[t]ˈkɒn sʌlt, kənˈsʌlt[/t]] v. t. 1) to seek guidance or information from: to consult a lawyer[/ex] 2) to refer to for information: to consult a dictionary[/ex] 3) to have regard for (a person s interest,… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 14 consult — v. /keuhn sult /; n. /kon sult, keuhn sult /, v.t. 1. to seek advice or information from; ask guidance from: Consult your lawyer before signing the contract. 2. to refer to for information: Consult your dictionary for the spelling of the word. 3 …

    Universalium

  • 15 consult — v. 1) (D; intr.) to consult about; with (to consult with smb. about a problem) 2) (D; tr.) to consult about (to consult smb. about smt.) * * * [kən sʌlt] with (to consult with smb. about a problem) (D; tr.) to consult about (to consult smb. about …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 consult */*/ — UK [kənˈsʌlt] / US verb Word forms consult : present tense I/you/we/they consult he/she/it consults present participle consulting past tense consulted past participle consulted 1) [transitive] to ask for information or advice from someone who has …

    English dictionary

  • 17 consult — 01. I ll have to [consult] with my boss before I make a decision this important. 02. Be sure to [consult] with your doctor immediately if your condition changes at all. 03. I wish you had [consulted] with me before deciding to change everything.… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 18 consult — con|sult W3S3 [kənˈsʌlt] v [Date: 1500 1600; : French; Origin: consulter, from Latin consultare, from consulere to discuss, consult ] 1.) [I and T] to ask for information or advice from someone because it is their job to know something ▪ If… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 consult — con|sult [ kən sʌlt ] verb ** 1. ) transitive to ask for information or advice from someone who has special knowledge about a particular subject: Before going on a diet, it is advisable to consult your doctor. consult someone about something: Mr …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 consult — I. verb Etymology: Middle French or Latin; Middle French consulter, from Latin consultare, frequentative of consulere to deliberate, counsel, consult Date: 1527 transitive verb 1. to have regard to ; consider 2. a. to ask the advice or opinion of …

    New Collegiate Dictionary