Synonyms for counsel

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : koun-suhl
Phonetic Transcription : ˈkaʊn səl

Top 10 synonyms for counsel Other synonyms for the word counsel

Définition of counsel

Origin :
  • early 13c., from Old French counseil (10c.) "advice, counsel; deliberation, thought," from Latin consilium "plan, opinion" (see consultation). As a synonym for "lawyer," first attested late 14c.
  • noun guidance
  • noun legal representative
  • verb give advice
Example sentences :
  • He was no longer in a mood to counsel fight, even though he disliked to submit.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • “We must call Kit into counsel, ere we can do that fully,” said Stephen.
  • Extract from : « The Armourer's Prentices » by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • Exclusion was to me starvation, and I eagerly adopted the counsel of my companion.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327 » by Various
  • God helping me, I will not fail them, if they will but counsel and sustain me!
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • He was quite aware of his own ascendency in counsel and his supremacy in debate.
  • Extract from : « The Grand Old Man » by Richard B. Cook
  • And you, too, Major Heyward, aid my weak reason with your counsel.
  • Extract from : « The Last of the Mohicans » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • And now the little school is ever present with us, ours still for counsel or reproof.
  • Extract from : « Meadow Grass » by Alice Brown
  • I don't like the term "reparation," sir, except as a lever in the hands of counsel.
  • Extract from : « Little Dorrit » by Charles Dickens
  • "I certainly do not refuse you my counsel, my dear son," he replied.
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
  • So I pray you, uncle, let me still have the advantage of your counsel and guidance.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 8 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth

Antonyms for counsel

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