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English noun: counsel

1. counsel (person) a lawyer who pleads cases in court

Synonymsadvocate, counsellor, counselor, counselor-at-law, pleader

Broader (hypernym)attorney, lawyer

Domain categoryjurisprudence, law

2. counsel (communication) something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action

Synonymscounseling, counselling, direction, guidance

Broader (hypernym)content, message, subject matter, substance

Narrower (hyponym)career counseling, confidential information, cynosure, genetic counseling, guideline, hint, lead, marriage counseling, road map, steer, tip, wind

English verb: counsel

1. counsel (communication) give advice to

SamplesThe teacher counsels troubled students.
The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud.

ExamplesSam cannot counsel Sue , They counsel him to write the letter

Synonymsadvise, rede

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE

Broader (hypernym)discuss, hash out, talk over

Narrower (hyponym)admonish, consult, contraindicate, deter, discourage, dissuade, exhort, misadvise, misguide, monish, press, propound, tip, tip off, urge, urge on, warn

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