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Advise vs. Consult

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Adviseverb

(transitive) To give advice to; to offer an opinion to, as worthy or expedient to be followed.

‘The dentist advised me to brush three times a day.’;

Consultnoun

(obsolete) The act of consulting or deliberating; consultation

Adviseverb

(transitive) To recommend; to offer as advice.

‘The dentist advised brushing three times a day.’;

Consultnoun

(obsolete) the result of consultation; determination; decision.

Adviseverb

(transitive) To give information or notice to; to inform or counsel; — with of before the thing communicated.

‘We were advised of the risk.’; ‘The lawyer advised me to drop the case, since there was no chance of winning.’;

Consultnoun

(obsolete) A council; a meeting for consultation.

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Adviseverb

(intransitive) To consider, to deliberate.

Consultnoun

(obsolete) Agreement; concert.

Adviseverb

To look at, watch; to see.

Consultnoun

(US) A visit, e.g. to a doctor; a consultation.

Adviseverb

To give advice to; to offer an opinion, as worthy or expedient to be followed; to counsel; to warn.

Consultverb

(intransitive) To seek the opinion or advice of another; to take counsel; to deliberate together; to confer.

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Adviseverb

To give information or notice to; to inform; - with of before the thing communicated; as, we were advised of the risk.

‘Bid thy master well advise himself.’;

Consultverb

(intransitive) To advise or offer expertise.

Adviseverb

To consider; to deliberate.

‘Advise if this be worth attempting.’;

Consultverb

(intransitive) To work as a consultant or contractor rather than as a full-time employee of a firm.

Adviseverb

To take counsel; to consult; - followed by with; as, to advise with friends.

Consultverb

(transitive) To ask advice of; to seek the opinion of (a person)

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Adviseverb

give advice to;

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

Consultverb

(transitive) To refer to (something) for information.

‘look up’;

Adviseverb

give information or notice to;

‘I advised him that the rent was due’;

Consultverb

(transitive) To have reference to, in judging or acting; to have regard to; to consider; as, to consult one's wishes.

Adviseverb

make a proposal, declare a plan for something

Consultverb

To deliberate upon; to take for.

Adviseverb

offer suggestions about the best course of action to someone

‘we advise against sending cash by post’; ‘I advised him to go home’; ‘he advised caution’;

Consultverb

To bring about by counsel or contrivance; to devise; to contrive.

Adviseverb

recommend

‘sleeping pills are not advised’;

Consultverb

To seek the opinion or advice of another; to take counsel; to deliberate together; to confer.

‘Let us consult upon to-morrow's business.’; ‘All the laws of England have been made by the kings England, consulting with the nobility and commons.’;

Adviseverb

inform (someone) about a fact or situation in a formal or official way

‘you will be advised of the requirements’; ‘the lawyer advised the court that his client wished to give evidence’;

Consultverb

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 forgot, or feared, to consult nature . . . ; they were content to consult libraries.’;

Consultverb

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.’;

Consultverb

To deliberate upon; to take for.

‘Manythings were there consulted for the future, yet nothing was positively resolved.’;

Consultverb

To bring about by counsel or contrivance; to devise; to contrive.

‘Thou hast consulted shame to thy house by cutting off many people.’;

Consultnoun

The act of consulting or deliberating; consultation; also, the result of consulation; determination; decision.

‘The council broke;And all grave consults dissolved in smoke.’;

Consultnoun

A council; a meeting for consultation.

Consultnoun

Agreement; concert

Consultverb

get or ask advice from;

‘Consult your local broker’; ‘They had to consult before arriving at a decision’;

Consultverb

seek information from;

‘You should consult the dictionary’; ‘refer to your notes’;

Consultverb

when planning or deciding something

Consultverb

have a conference in order to talk something over;

‘We conferred about a plan of action’;

Consultverb

advise professionally;

‘The professor consults for industry’;

Consultverb

seek information or advice from (someone, especially an expert or professional)

‘if you consult a solicitor, making a will is a simple procedure’;

Consultverb

have discussions with (someone), typically before undertaking a course of action

‘the government must consult with interested bodies’; ‘patients are entitled to be consulted about their treatment’;

Consultverb

refer for information to (a book, diary, or watch)

‘she consulted a large desk diary’;

Consultnoun

an act of consulting a professional; a consultation

‘after a consult with his attorneys, he retracted his previous statement’;

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