Con`sult´   Pronunciation: kǒn`sŭlt´ or kǒn´sŭlt
v. i.1.To seek the opinion or advice of another; to take counsel; to deliberate together; to confer.
[imp. & p. p. Consulted; p. pr. & vb. n. Consulting.]
Let us consult upon to-morrow's business.
- Shak.
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.
Men forgot, or feared, to consult nature . . . ; they were content to consult libraries.
- Whewell.
2.To have reference to, in judging or acting; to have regard to; to consider; as, to consult one's wishes.
We are . . . to consult the necessities of life, rather than matters of ornament and delight.
- L'Estrange.
3.To deliberate upon; to take for.
4.To bring about by counsel or contrivance; to devise; to contrive.
n.1.The act of consulting or deliberating; consultation; also, the result of consulation; determination; decision.
2.A council; a meeting for consultation.
3.Agreement; concert
Verb1.consult - get or ask advice from; "Consult your local broker"; "They had to consult before arriving at a decision"
Synonyms: confer with
2.consult - seek information from; "You should consult the dictionary"; "refer to your notes"
Synonyms: look up, refer
3.consult - when planning or deciding something
4.consult - have a conference in order to talk something over; "We conferred about a plan of action"
5.consult - advise professionally; "The professor consults for industry"
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Consuetudo est optimus interpres legum
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Consuetudo semel reprobata non potest amplius induci
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