Synonyms for take counsel

Grammar : Verb
Spell : koun-suhl
Phonetic Transcription : ˈkaʊn səl

Top 10 synonyms for take counsel Other synonyms for the word take counsel

Définition of take 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.
  • As in consult : verb ask, confer
Example sentences :
  • But let the men break their fast, and we shall then take counsel what to do.
  • Extract from : « The White Company » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Happily we are not called upon to take counsel of our fears.
  • Extract from : « The Works of Whittier, Volume VII (of VII) » by John Greenleaf Whittier
  • Now Khalid and Shakib and Mrs. Gotfry take counsel together.
  • Extract from : « The Book of Khalid » by Ameen Rihani
  • Neither have they teachers or advisers with whom they can take counsel in riper years.
  • Extract from : « The Republic » by Plato
  • I'll bide my time, and take Counsel's opinion—I'll ask Mr. Jeune.
  • Extract from : « The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol. 1 (of 2) » by Harry Furniss
  • I only ask that we should take counsel together so as to prevent the failure of your funds.
  • Extract from : « Cyropaedia » by Xenophon
  • If you do not like the sound of these proposals, sacrifice and take counsel of the gods.
  • Extract from : « Hellenica » by Xenophon
  • I will sleep over the subject and take counsel of One wiser than myself.
  • Extract from : « An Orkney Maid » by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  • Come to the house, Captain, and let us take counsel with the dear mother.
  • Extract from : « Standish of Standish » by Jane G. Austin
  • At least, we may take counsel how far we can minimize this hideous scandal.
  • Extract from : « The Return of Sherlock Holmes » by Arthur Conan Doyle

Antonyms for take counsel

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