Synonyms of 'consult'
to ask advice from or discuss matters with (someone)Consult your doctor before undertaking a strenuous exercise programme.
to ask advice from or discuss matters with (someone)The umpires consulted quickly.
She conferred with Hill and the others in her office.
Let's talk about these new ideas of yours.
He debated whether to have a dessert.
The jury deliberated for two hours before returning with the verdict.
Consider how much you can afford to pay.
to refer to for informationHe had to consult a pocket dictionary.
They must not feel the decision has been made without consulting their feelings.
consult: to seek another's approval of a course already decided on – The Devil's Dictionary]
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in the sense of debate
to consider (possible courses of action)He debated whether to have a dessert.
in the sense of deliberate
to consider (something) deeplyThe jury deliberated for two hours before returning with the verdict.
in the sense of interrogate
to question (someone) closelyI interrogated everyone who was even slightly involved.
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