Definitions of counsel

  1. To consult; admonish; advise; deliberate.
  2. To give advice to.
  3. To give advice: to warm:- pr. p. counselling; pa. p. counselled.
  4. To advise.
  5. To give advice to; to advise.
  6. To advise; to give advice or a deliberate opinion to another for his guidance; to warn; to admonish.
  7. Counseling.
  8. Examination of consequences; exercise of deliberate judgment; prudence.
  9. Result of consultation; advice; instruction.
  10. Deliberate purpose; design; intent; scheme; plan.
  11. A secret opinion or purpose; a private matter.
  12. One who gives advice, especially in legal matters; one professionally engaged in the trial or management of a cause in court; also, collectively, the legal advocates united in the management of a case; as, the defendant has able counsel.
  13. To give advice to; to advice, admonish, or instruct, as a person.
  14. To advise or recommend, as an act or course.
  15. Interchange of opinion; advice; consultation; opinion of purpose as the result of consultation; a lawyer.
  16. Consultation; deliberation: advice: plan: purpose: one who gives counsel, a barrister or advocate.
  17. Deliberation; advice; purpose; an advocate.
  18. Mutual consultation; opinion; advice; purpose; prudence.
  19. Advice; consultation; deliberation; examination of consequences; design; purpose; one who gives counsel on questions of law; an advocate.
  20. Advice; opinion or advice given for the instruction or guidance of another; consulation; secret opinions; design; purpose; will; one who advises in matters of law; an advocate; a barrister.
  21. Counseled.