World English Dictionary
consult (kənˈsʌlt)
vb (when intr, often foll by with)
1.  to ask advice from (someone); confer with (someone)
2.  (tr) to refer to for information: to consult a map
3.  (tr) to have regard for (a person's feelings, interests, etc) in making decisions or plans; consider
4.  (intr) to make oneself available to give professional advice, esp at scheduled times and for a fee
[C17: from French consulter, from Latin consultāre to reflect, take counsel, from consulere to consult]

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Previous Definition: consulship
Next Definition: consult with
Words Near: consulter
More from
Synonyms and Antonyms for consulter
More from
Search for articles containing consulter
More from Translator Word FAQs presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature