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Pronunciation : Con*sult"
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [L. consultare, fr. consulere to consult: cf. f. consulter. Cf. Counsel.]
Definition : Defn: To seek the opinion or advice of another; to take consel; to deliberate together; to confer. Let us consult upon to-morrow's business. Shak. All the laws of England have been made by the kings England, consulting with the nobility and commons. Hobbes.

i. [imp. & p.p. Consulted; p.pr. & vb.n. Consulting.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Con*sult"
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : 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 fergot, or feared, to consult . . . ; they were content to consult liberaries. 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. [Obs.] Manythings were there consulted for the future, yet nothing was positively resolved. Clarendon.

4. To bring about by counsel or contrivance; to devise; to contrive. [Obs.] Thou hast consulted shame to thy Hab. ii. 10.

Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Con*sult" ( or )
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : 1. The act of consulting or deliberating; consultation; also, the result of consulation; determination; decision. [Obs.] The council broke; And all grave consults dissolved in smoke. Dryden.

2. A council; a meeting for consultation. [Obs.] "A consult of coquettes." Swift.

3. Agreement; concert [Obs.] Dryden.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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