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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. Eli Bremer:

    I will seek legal counsel because I am being asked to sign an affidavit that states David Stiver received 30 % of the vote. I need to seek legal counsel to find out if I am putting Eli Bremer in jeopardy of a misdemeanor for doing that. I will consult with counsel.

  2. Michael Dubke.He:

    By instituting historic restrictions on lobbying to close the revolving door, expanding and elevating ethics within the White House Counsel's office, and opening the White House press briefing room to media outlets that otherwise cannot gain access, the Trump administration has broken new ground in ensuring our government is both ethical and accessible to the American people.

  3. White House:

    Teams of attorneys from the White House Counsel's Office and Department of Justice are working to ensure the president has all the information he needs to choose his nominee.

  4. William Barr:

    I also believe it is very important that the public and Congress be informed of the results of the special counsel's work, my goal will be to provide as much transparency as I can consistent with the law.

  5. Robert Dunham:

    Both states have changed the way in which indigent capital defense is provided. Counsel makes a huge difference.

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Translations for counsel

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

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