consult


consult
01. I'll have to [consult] with my boss before I make a decision this important.
02. Be sure to [consult] with your doctor immediately if your condition changes at all.
03. I wish you had [consulted] with me before deciding to change everything.
04. The referees are in [consultation] to decide what penalties to give to the fighting players.
05. Even English teachers have to [consult] their dictionaries sometimes to find out what a word means.
06. If we can't reach an agreement with the landlord over who should pay for the damage done by the fire, we may need to [consult] a lawyer.
07. There is a Romanian proverb which states that if you want good advice, [consult] an old man.
08. He worked in a bank for about 35 years, and then became a financial [consultant] after he retired.
09. I need to [consult] with my teacher about my presentation.
10. During an average year, the directory assistance Yellow Pages are [consulted] more than 17 billion times.
11. Ed Finkelstein once suggested that a [consultant] is someone who takes your watch away to tell you what time it is.
12. Our company has hired a group of [consultants] who are supposed to find ways to improve overall efficiency.
13. She regularly [consults] her horoscope, but just for fun. She doesn't really believe any of it.
14. We are [consulting] a lawyer to find out if we can prevent our neighbor from raising his house because it would totally block our view of the ocean.
15. His financial [consultancy] business is doing very well. He has a growing number of prestigious clients, and is getting quite a good reputation.
16. After numerous [consultations] with a palm reader, she decided to quit her job, leave her husband, cut off her hair, and become a yoga teacher.
17. She works purely in a [consultative] capacity at a local computing firm.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • 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. [1913 Webster] Men forgot, or feared, to consult nature . . .; they were… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • consult — UK US /kənˈsʌlt/ verb ► [T] to get information or advice from a person, book, etc. with special knowledge on a particular subject: consult a lawyer/solicitor/accountant, etc. »Because investors state and local taxes may be different than the… …   Financial and business terms

  • consult — CONSÚLT, consulturi, s.n. Examinare a unui bolnav de către o comisie medicală pentru stabilirea diagnosticului bolii şi indicarea tratamentului. – Din lat. consultum. Trimis de IoanSoleriu, 06.03.2008. Sursa: DEX 98  consúlt s. n., pl.… …   Dicționar Român

  • consult — [kən sult′] vi. [L consultare < pp. of consulere, to deliberate, consider, orig., prob., to call together, as in consulere senatum, to gather the senate, hence ask (it) for advice < com , with + IE base * sel , to take, seize > SELL, Gr… …   English World dictionary

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Consult — Con*sult (k[o^]n*s[u^]lt or k[o^]n s[u^]lt), n. 1. The act of consulting or deliberating; consultation; also, the result of consulation; determination; decision. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The council broke; And all grave consults dissolved in smoke.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • consult — I (ask advice of) verb advise with, ask, ask advice, ask an opinion, ask for recommendations, ask for suggestions, call in, confer, consultare, deliberate, discuss, exchange observations, interchange views, parley, question, seek counsel, seek… …   Law dictionary

  • consult — 1520s, from M.Fr. consulter (16c.), from L. consultare consult, take the advice of, frequentative of consulere to take counsel, meet and consider (see CONSULTATION (Cf. consultation)). Related: Consulted; consulting …   Etymology dictionary

  • consult — *confer, advise, parley, commune, treat, negotiate Analogous words: *discuss, debate: deliberate, cogitate (see THINK): counsel, advise (see under ADVICE) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • consult — [v] ask, confer argue, ask advice of, be closeted with, brainstorm*, call in, cogitate, collogue, commune, compare notes, confab, confabulate, consider, debate, deliberate, discuss, examine, flap*, groupthink*, huddle, interrogate, interview,… …   New thesaurus

  • consult — ► VERB 1) seek information or advice from. 2) seek permission or approval from. 3) (consulting) engaged in the business of giving advice to others in the same field. DERIVATIVES consultation noun consultative adjective consultee noun …   English terms dictionary