Definition of 'consult'
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Watch her in the consulting room and she has a stillness about her that is calming. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If there's anything else down there you should consult a doctor. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It is possible to see a doc online these days - but apps and sites are not always a substitute for consulting a doctor face-to-face. The Sun (2016)There was no time to consult a pronunciation adviser. Times, Sunday Times (2008)And always consult an attorney before a final accusation is printed or read publicly. Christianity Today (2000)They are one of the groups who are consulting us but they are not the only one. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They now turn up in the consulting room. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Were any actual young people consulted during the designing of this car? Times, Sunday Times (2013)That is just one of the problems some people have consulted me about over the years. Banish Anxiety - how to stop worrying and take charge of your life (1991)Most of the maps we consult in life are unfamiliar and require interpretation. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But if you are unsure about investing in any of our picks you should consult an adviser. The Sun (2011)An attorney should be consulted about this procedure. Understanding Cancer (1987)Ministers and motoring groups are consulting on how to control them. The Sun (2009)Our ground floor became a consulting room and two changing rooms for his patients. Times, Sunday Times (2006) People are consulted more to gain their assent or acquiescence rather than to ascertain their views. Remaking Planning: the politics of urban change in the Thatcher years (1989)They should only be used for a maximum of two weeks without consulting your doctor. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Staff are due to be consulted about the proposed changes. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Each morning he would wake and consult a map to pinpoint a place to sleep that night. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Anyone with large gains should consult a financial adviser or tax expert. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Environmental groups have already consulted lawyers about the proposals and how they could be challenged in the courts. Times, Sunday Times (2012)So please consult them and encourage them to enjoy your dog instead of giving them cause to complain about it. Superdog! Action plans that work for a happy and well-behaved pet (1990)If you have a friend you think is capable of giving sound advice, consult him. 23 Steps to Successful Achievement (1972)If it is obscure, ask advice or consult a dictionary. 23 Steps to Successful Achievement (1972)It would be outrageous for the Union to be dismembered without all its parts being consulted in a referendum. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Though other writers may be more decorous in choosing names for their major characters, they will almost always consult their internal dictionary for associations. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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British English: consult /kənˈsʌlt/ VERB
If you consult someone or something, you refer to them for advice or information. You can also consult with someone.
If you still feel ill, consult your doctor.
The umpires consulted quickly.
- American English: consult
- Arabic: يَسْتَشِيرُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: consultar
- Chinese: 商量
- Croatian: savjetovati se
- Czech: radit se
- Danish: konsultere
- Dutch: consulteren
- European Spanish: consultar
- Finnish: kysyä neuvoa
- French: consulter
- German: konsultieren
- Greek: συμβουλεύομαι
- Italian: consultare
- Japanese: 相談する
- Korean: 상의하다
- Norwegian: rådspørre
- Polish: poradzić się
- European Portuguese: consultar
- Romanian: a consulta
- Russian: советоваться
- Spanish: consultar
- Swedish: konsultera
- Thai: ปรึกษา
- Turkish: danışmak
- Ukrainian: звертатися за консультацією
- Vietnamese: tư vấn
Definition of consult from the Collins English Dictionary
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