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counsel

counsel

 
 
pronunciation:
kaUn sl
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: help or advice given by an authority or wise person.
My parents' counsel helped me to do better in school.
synonyms:
advice, guidance
similar words:
instruction, recommendation
definition 2: a lawyer or group of lawyers hired to give legal advice or to speak for one in court.
synonyms:
attorney, counselor, lawyer
similar words:
advocate
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: counseled, counseling, counselled, counselling, counsels
definition: to give advice or counsel to.
Ms. Diaz has counseled many middle-school students.
synonyms:
advise, guide
similar words:
instruct, persuade