take counsel

take counsel
index confer (consult), consult (ask advice of)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • take counsel — phrasal : consult, deliberate when a student decides to become a musician, let him first take counsel with himself S.A.Koussevitzky taking counsel of his own thought, not overtolerant of those who differed with him V.L.Parrington you have taken… …   Useful english dictionary

  • take counsel with oneself — index deliberate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • take counsel — discuss a problem. → counsel …   English new terms dictionary

  • take counsel — seek advice, get counseling …   English contemporary dictionary

  • take counsel of one's pillow — sleep on it, consider an issue overnight before making a decision …   English contemporary dictionary

  • counsel — [koun′səl] n. [ME & OFr counseil < L consilium (for base see CONSULT); confused in ME with COUNCIL] 1. a mutual exchange of ideas, opinions, etc.; discussion and deliberation 2. a) advice resulting from such an exchange b) any advice …   English World dictionary

  • counsel — counselable; esp. Brit., counsellable, adj. /kown seuhl/, n., pl. counsel for 3, v., counseled, counseling or (esp. Brit.) counselled, counselling. n. 1. advice; opinion or instruction given in directing the judgment or conduct of another. 2.… …   Universalium

  • counsel — /ˈkaʊnsəl / (say kownsuhl) noun 1. advice; opinion or instruction given in directing the judgement or conduct of another. 2. interchange of opinions as to future procedure; consultation; deliberation: to take counsel with one s partners. 3.… …  

  • counsel — n. & v. n. 1 advice, esp. formally given. 2 consultation, esp. to seek or give advice. 3 (pl. same) a barrister or other legal adviser; a body of these advising in a case. 4 a plan of action. v.tr. (counselled, counselling; US counseled,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • counsel — noun 1》 advice, especially that given formally.     ↘archaic consultation. 2》 (plural same) a barrister or other legal adviser conducting a case. verb (counsels, counselling, counselled; US counsels, counseling, counseled) 1》 give advice to …   English new terms dictionary

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