HyperDic: consult

English > 4 senses of the word consult:
VERBcommunicationconsult, confer withget or ask advice from
communicationconsult, refer, look upseek information from
communicationconsult, confer, confabulate, confabhave a conference in order to talk something over
communicationconsultadvise professionally
consult > pronunciation
Soundskahnsah'lt
Rhymesadult ... tumult: 10 rhymes with ahlt...
English > consult: 4 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningGet or ask advice from.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelSam and Sue consult; Sam cannot consult Sue
Examples
  • "Consult your local broker"
  • "They had to consult before arriving at a decision"
Synonymconfer with
Broaderask, inquire, enquireaddress a question to and expect an answer from
Spanishconsultar
Catalanconsultar
Adjectivesconsultative, consultatory, consultivegiving advice
Nounsconsultationa conference (usually with someone important)
consultationa conference between two or more people to consider a particular question
English > consult: 4 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningseek information from.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"You should consult the dictionary"
Synonymsrefer, look up
BroaderresearchAttempt to find out in a systematically and scientific manner
Spanishbuscar, consultar
Catalanconsultar, referir
Nounsconsultationthe act of referring or consulting
consultationa conference between two or more people to consider a particular question
English > consult: 4 senses > verb 3, communication
MeaningHave a conference in order to talk something over.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelSam cannot consult Sue; Sam wants to consult with Sue
Synonymsconfer, confabulate, confab
Narrowercollogueconfer secretly
Broaderhash out, discuss, talk overspeak with others about (something)
Spanishacordar, confabular, conferenciar, conferir, consultar, debatir
Catalanacordar, confabular, conferir, consultar
Nounsconsultationa conference (usually with someone important)
consultationa conference between two or more people to consider a particular question
English > consult: 4 senses > verb 4, communication
MeaningAdvise professionally.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelSam and Sue consult; Sam cannot consult Sue
Example"The professor consults for industry"
Broaderrede, advise, counselGive advice to
Spanishconsultar
Catalanconsultar
Adjectivesconsultative, consultatory, consultivegiving advice
Nounsconsultantan expert who gives advice
consultationa conference between two or more people to consider a particular question

©2001-19 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict