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Definition of counsel:

  1. Advice; consultation; deliberation; examination of consequences; design; purpose; one who gives counsel on questions of law; an advocate.
  2. To give advice to; to advise.

Counsel \co(un)-sel\

group of people
Counsel as a boy's name is a variant of Council (Latin), and the meaning of Counsel is "group of people".
Consuelo, Consuel.

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This graph shows how "counsel" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for counsel:

  1. Mr. Paterson's fine features also became perturbed, although he kept his own counsel, and those who noticed supposed he was simply anxious that the Bonnie Scotland should win the race to Darien.
  2. No, no; my master asked counsel of me in all his matters, and I always give him a reason for everything.
  3. And now, daughter, the counsel I have given you, be sure to tell nobody.

Quotes for counsel:

  1. There is as much difference between the counsel that a friend giveth, and that a man giveth himself, as there is between the counsel of a friend and of a flatterer. For there is no such flatterer as is a man's self. - Francis Bacon
  2. A blank wall of social and professional antagonism faces the woman physician that forms a situation of singular and painful loneliness, leaving her without support, respect or professional counsel. - Elizabeth Blackwell
  3. When we turn to one another for counsel we reduce the number of our enemies. - Khalil Gibran
  4. As far as we were concerned, we were operators, we were administrators. I don't ever recall going to Dean Acheson and asking for any counsel or advice on administration, but I had the greatest respect for him, as I have today. - Paul Hoffman
  5. 'Tis not enough your counsel still be true; Blunt truths more mischief than nice falsehoods do. - Alexander Pope

Rhymes for counsel:

  1. council.

Idioms for counsel:

  1. keep your own counsel
  2. keep one's own counsel
  3. counsel sm about sth
  4. counsel against
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