Con*sult" (kŏn*sŭlt"), v.
i. [imp. & p. p. Consulted;
p. pr. & vb. n. Consulting.] [L.
consultare, fr. consulere to consult: cf. f.
consulter. Cf. Counsel.] To seek the opinion
or advice of another; to take counsel; to deliberate together; to
Let us consult upon to-morrow's
All the laws of England have been made by the
kings England, consulting with the nobility and
Con*sult", v. t. 1.
To ask advice of; to seek the opinion of; to apply to for
information or instruction; to refer to; as, to consult a
physician; to consult a dictionary.
Men forgot, or feared, to consult nature .
. . ; they were content to consult libraries.
2. To have reference to, in judging or
acting; to have regard to; to consider; as, to consult
We are . . . to consult the necessities of
life, rather than matters of ornament and delight.
3. To deliberate upon; to take for.
Manythings were there consulted for the
future, yet nothing was positively resolved.
4. To bring about by counsel or
contrivance; to devise; to contrive. [Obs.]
Thou hast consulted shame to thy house by
cutting off many people.
Hab. ii. 10.
Con*sult" (kŏn*sŭlt" or
kŏn"sŭlt), n. 1.
The act of consulting or deliberating; consultation; also,
the result of consulation; determination; decision.
The council broke;
And all grave consults dissolved in smoke.
2. A council; a meeting for
consultation. [Obs.] "A consult of coquettes."
3. Agreement; concert [Obs.]