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counsel

 
Noun counsel has 2 senses
  1. advocate, counsel, counselor, counsellor, counselor-at-law, pleader - a lawyer who pleads cases in court
    --1 is a kind of lawyer, attorney
    Derived form: verb counsel1
  2. guidance, counsel, counseling, counselling, direction - something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action
    --2 is a kind of message, content, subject matter, substance
    --2 has particulars:
     road map, guideline; career counseling; cynosure; genetic counseling; marriage counseling; tip, lead, steer, confidential information, wind, hint
    Derived form: verb counsel1
Verb counsel has 1 sense
  1. advise, counsel - give advice to; "The teacher counsels troubled students"; "The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud"
    --1 is one way to hash out, discuss, talk over
    Derived forms: noun counsel1, noun counsel2, noun counselor1, noun counsellor2, noun counselling1, noun counseling1
    Sample sentences:
    Sam cannot counsel Sue
    They counsel him to write the letter
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