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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Consult  \Con*sult"\  (k[o^]n*s[u^]lt"),  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Consulted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Consulting}.]  [L.  consultare, 
  fr  consulere  to  consult:  cf  f.  consulter.  Cf  {Counsel}.] 
  To  seek  the  opinion  or  advice  of  another;  to  take  counsel;  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Consult  \Con*sult"\,  v.  t. 
  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  house  by  cutting 
  off  many  people.  --Hab.  ii  10. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Consult  \Con*sult"\  (?  or  ?),  n. 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  consult 
  v  1:  get  or  ask  advice  from  "Consult  your  local  broker";  "They 
  had  to  consult  before  arriving  at  a  decision"  [syn:  {confer 
  with}] 
  2:  seek  information  from  "You  should  consult  the  dictionary"; 
  "refer  to  your  notes"  [syn:  {refer},  {look  up}] 
  3:  when  planning  or  deciding  something 
  4:  have  a  conference  in  order  to  talk  something  over  [syn:  {confer}, 
  {confabulate},  {confab}] 
  5:  advise  professionally;  work  as  a  consultant 
  6:  advise  professionally;  "The  professor  consults  for  industry" 
  7:  consult  (archaic);  "The  student  should  take  counsel  with 
  himself"  [syn:  {take  counsel}] 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  CONSULT,  v.i.  To  seek  another's  disapproval  of  a  course  already 
  decided  on 
 
 




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