HyperDic: consultation

English > 3 senses of the word consultation:
NOUNcommunicationconsultation, audience, interviewa conference (usually with someone important)
communicationconsultationa conference between two or more people to consider a particular question
actconsultation, referencethe act of referring or consulting
consultation > pronunciation
Soundskaa.nsahltey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > consultation: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA conference (usually with someone important).
Example"he had a consultation with the judge"
Synonymsaudience, interview
Broaderconference, group discussionA discussion among participants who have an agreed (serious) topic
Spanishaudiencia, consulta, entrevista
Catalanaudiència, consulta, entrevista
Verbsconsultget or ask advice from
consulthave a conference in order to talk something over
English > consultation: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA conference between two or more people to consider a particular question.
Examples
  • "frequent consultations with his lawyer"
  • "a consultation of several medical specialists"
Narrowersidebar(law) a courtroom conference between the lawyers and the judge that is held out of the jury's hearing
Broaderconference, group discussionA discussion among participants who have an agreed (serious) topic
Spanishconsulta
Catalanconsulta
Verbsconsultadvise professionally
consultseek information from
consultget or ask advice from
consulthave a conference in order to talk something over
English > consultation: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of referring or consulting.
Synonymreference
BroaderactionSomething done (usually as opposed to something said)
Spanishconsulta
Catalanconsulta
Verbsconsultseek information from

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