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Verb: consult  kun'súlt
  1. Get or ask advice from
    "Consult your local broker"; "They had to consult before arriving at a decision";
    - confer with
     
  2. Seek information from
    "You should consult the dictionary";
    - refer, look up
     
  3. Have a conference in order to talk something over
    "We consulted about a plan of action";
    - confer, confabulate, confab
     
  4. Advise professionally
    "The professor consults for industry"

Derived forms: consults, consulting, consulted

Type of: advise, ask, counsel, discuss, enquire [Brit, Cdn], hash out, inquire, rede [archaic], research, talk over

Encyclopedia: Consult