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Synonyms for counsel
ˈkaʊn səl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. advocate, counsel, counselor, counsellor, counselor-at-law, pleader(noun)

    a lawyer who pleads cases in court

    counselor-at-law, pleader, exponent, counsellor, counselling, counselor, advocator, direction, counseling, proponent, advocate, guidance

  2. guidance, counsel, counseling, counselling, direction(verb)

    something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action

    direction, guidance, focus, counselor, management, counselling, way, commission, steering, instruction, counsellor, focussing, advocate, centering, counseling, charge, pleader, focal point, counselor-at-law, focusing

  3. rede, advise, counsel(verb)

    give advice to

    "The teacher counsels troubled students"; "The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud"

    suggest, propose, send word, apprise, give notice, advise, notify, rede, apprize, interpret

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. counsel(n)

    advice, instruction, monition, admonition, warning, recommendation

    misguidance, misinstruction, betrayal

  2. counsel(v)

    advise, instruct, warn, guide, admonish

    misguide, misinstruct, betray, counselor

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. counsel(n.)

    consultation, interchange of opinion

  2. counsel(n.)

    advice, opinion, suggestion, recommendation, instruction, admonition, caution

  3. counsel(n.)

    deliberation, forethought

  4. counsel(n.)

    design, plan, scheme, purpose

  5. counsel(n.)

    counsellor, lawyer, attorney, barrister, SOLICITOR, advocate

  6. counsel(v. a.)

    advise, admonish, give advice to

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. counsel(n)

    consultation, prudence, deliberation, forethought, advice, admonition, suggestion

    Associated words:
    mentorial, monitorial, admonitory

  2. counsel(v)

    advise, admonish

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How to use counsel in a sentence?

  1. Andrew Bakaj:

    I am writing to respectfully request that you counsel your client on the legal and ethical peril in which he is placing himself should anyone be physically harmed as a result of his, or his surrogates', behavior.

  2. General Thomas Jonathon Stonewall Jackson:

    Never take counsel of your fears.

  3. Liberty Levin:

    Why is this a scandal ? Why is this a problem ? Its not, why are the media so defensive of the Democrats and the Democratic Party ? Why arent they calling for a special counsel to investigate itlike they did with Russia and Trump ?

  4. Rudy Giuliani:

    The next two paragraphs say' not sufficient evidence' and' no obstructive conduct,' that's exoneration by Rod Rosenstein, the attorney general and the Office of Legal Counsel.

  5. Director Mueller:

    I'd like to go back to one thing that was said this morning by Mr. Lieu who said and I quote,' You didn't charge the President because of the( Office of Legal Counsel) OLC opinion.' That is not the correct way to say it, as we say in the report and as I said at the opening, we did not reach a determination as to whether the President committed a crime.

Translations for counsel

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  • شورىArabic
  • препоръчвам, съвет, предлагам, предложение, обсъждане, съветвам, съвещаниеBulgarian
  • radaCzech
  • Rat, Anwältin, Ratschlag, Anwalt, BeratungGerman
  • ο ΣΥΝΗΓΟΡΟΣGreek
  • abogado, consejo, consultaSpanish
  • neuvottelu, lakimies, neuvonpito, suositella, neuvo, neuvoaFinnish
  • conseil, conseiller, expertise, plan, projetFrench
  • խորհուրդ, խորհրդատվություն, խորհրդատվություն տալ, փաստաբանArmenian
  • avvocato, consiglioItalian
  • 조언Korean
  • consiliumLatin
  • советување, советува, препорачува, советMacedonian
  • sfătui, consultație, povață, expertiză, consilia, sfat, consultanță, povățui, sfătuire, recomandaRomanian
  • обсуждение, консультация, совет, совещаниеRussian
  • istişare, danışma, tavsiye, avukatTurkish
  • адвокатUkrainian
  • مشورہUrdu
  • lavogan, kronalavogan, hilavogan, kronahilavogan, kronajilavogan, jilavoganVolapük
  • 法律顾问Chinese

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