Definition of

Consult

  1. (verb, communication) advise professionally
  2. (verb, communication) have a conference in order to talk something over
  3. (verb, communication) seek information from
    refer to your notes
  4. (verb, communication) get or ask advice from
    They had to consult before arriving at a decision

via WordNet, Princeton University

Origin of the word Consult

  1. c.1540, from L. consultare, frequentative of consulere "to take counsel" (see consultation). Related: Consulting (pp. adj., 1796). more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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