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Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.
Pope John XXIII

Meaning of "consult" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CONSULT

From French consulter, from Latin consultāre to reflect, take counsel, from consulere to consult.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CONSULT

consult  [kənˈsʌlt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CONSULT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Consult is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb consult in English.

WHAT DOES CONSULT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Consultant

A consultant is a professional who provides professional or expert advice in a particular area such as security, management, accountancy, law, human resources, marketing, finance, engineering, or any of many other specialized fields. A consultant is usually an expert or a professional in a specific field and has a wide knowledge of the subject matter. The role of consultant outside the medical sphere can fall under one of two general categories: ▪ Internal consultant - someone who operates within an organization but is available to be consulted on areas of specialism by other departments or individuals; or ▪ External consultant - someone who is employed externally whose expertise is provided on a temporary basis, usually for a fee. As such this type of consultant generally engages with multiple and changing clients. The overall impact of a consultant is that clients have access to deeper levels of expertise than would be feasible for them to retain in-house, and may purchase only as much service from the outside consultant as desired.

Definition of consult in the English dictionary

The first definition of consult in the dictionary is when intr, often foll by with to ask advice from ; confer with. Other definition of consult is to refer to for information. Consult is also to have regard for in making decisions or plans; consider.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO CONSULT

PRESENT

Present
I consult
you consult
he/she/it consults
we consult
you consult
they consult
Present continuous
I am consulting
you are consulting
he/she/it is consulting
we are consulting
you are consulting
they are consulting
Present perfect
I have consulted
you have consulted
he/she/it has consulted
we have consulted
you have consulted
they have consulted
Present perfect continuous
I have been consulting
you have been consulting
he/she/it has been consulting
we have been consulting
you have been consulting
they have been consulting
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I consulted
you consulted
he/she/it consulted
we consulted
you consulted
they consulted
Past continuous
I was consulting
you were consulting
he/she/it was consulting
we were consulting
you were consulting
they were consulting
Past perfect
I had consulted
you had consulted
he/she/it had consulted
we had consulted
you had consulted
they had consulted
Past perfect continuous
I had been consulting
you had been consulting
he/she/it had been consulting
we had been consulting
you had been consulting
they had been consulting
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will consult
you will consult
he/she/it will consult
we will consult
you will consult
they will consult
Future continuous
I will be consulting
you will be consulting
he/she/it will be consulting
we will be consulting
you will be consulting
they will be consulting
Future perfect
I will have consulted
you will have consulted
he/she/it will have consulted
we will have consulted
you will have consulted
they will have consulted
Future perfect continuous
I will have been consulting
you will have been consulting
he/she/it will have been consulting
we will have been consulting
you will have been consulting
they will have been consulting
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would consult
you would consult
he/she/it would consult
we would consult
you would consult
they would consult
Conditional continuous
I would be consulting
you would be consulting
he/she/it would be consulting
we would be consulting
you would be consulting
they would be consulting
Conditional perfect
I would have consult
you would have consult
he/she/it would have consult
we would have consult
you would have consult
they would have consult
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been consulting
you would have been consulting
he/she/it would have been consulting
we would have been consulting
you would have been consulting
they would have been consulting
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you consult
we let´s consult
you consult
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to consult
Past participle
consulted
Present Participle
consulting
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CONSULT


adult
ˈædʌlt
antepenult
ˌæntɪpɪˈnʌlt
catapult
ˈkætəˌpʌlt
cult
kʌlt
exult
ɪɡˈzʌlt
incult
ɪnˈkʌlt
indult
ɪnˈdʌlt
insult
ɪnˈsʌlt
jurisconsult
ˌdʒʊərɪsˈkɒnsʌlt
kidult
ˈkɪdʌlt
nonadult
ˌnɒnˈædʌlt
occult
ɒˈkʌlt
penult
ˈpɛnʌlt
preadult
ˌpriːəˈdʌlt
reconsult
ˌriːkənˈsʌlt
result
rɪˈzʌlt
subadult
ˌsʌbəˈdʌlt
subcult
ˈsʌbˌkʌlt
tumult
ˈtjuːmʌlt
unadult
ˌʌnəˈdʌlt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CONSULT

consulship
consulta
consultable
consultancy
consultant
consultant engineer
consultant nurse
consultant paediatrician
consultant physician
consultant psychiatrist
consultantship
consultation
consultation document
consultation period
consultative
consultatively
consultatory
consultee
consulter
consulting

WORDS THAT END LIKE CONSULT

assault
at fault
bank vault
Bidault
by default
default
difficult
electrical fault
end result
fault
Foucault
gault
judgment by default
Perrault
poult
sault
sexual assault
the pole vault
to a fault
vault

Synonyms and antonyms of consult in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CONSULT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «consult» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of consult

Translation of «consult» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CONSULT

Find out the translation of consult to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of consult from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «consult» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

商量
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

consultar
570 millions of speakers

English

consult
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

परामर्श
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يَسْتَشِيرُ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

советоваться
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

consultar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পরামর্শ করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

consulter
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berunding
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

konsultieren
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

相談する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

상의하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Konsultasi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tư vấn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஆலோசனை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सल्ला
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

danışmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

consultare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

poradzić się
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

звертатися за консультацією
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

a consulta
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

συμβουλεύομαι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

raadpleeg
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

konsultera
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

rådspørre
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of consult

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CONSULT»

The term «consult» is very widely used and occupies the 8.005 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONSULT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «consult» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «consult» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about consult

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «CONSULT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word consult.
1
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
The type of leukemia that I am dealing with is treatable. So if I do what my doctors tell me to do - get my blood checked regularly, take my meds and consult with my doctor and follow any additional instructions he might make - I will be able to maintain my good health and live my life with a minimum of disruptions to my lifestyle.
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Viswanathan Anand
It's important, according to me, to train in small doses so as to not lose the joy of playing chess. I personally think too many coaching and training classes may take away a child's interest in the game itself. The essential thing to do is practise often and, in case of a doubt, to consult a trainer.
3
Ludwig van Beethoven
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
4
Noel Coward
I have a memory like an elephant. In fact, elephants often consult me.
5
Barbara Deming
Nonviolent action does not have to get others to be nice. It can in effect force them to consult their consciences.
6
Michael Eric Dyson
When you have closed the Bible, you have neither closed God's mind nor shut God's mouth. God continues to speak, live and exist. I think we should consult the living God for the living word for living people dealing with death, destruction and despair in the midst of our hurt humanity. I believe love will conquer all.
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Ronald Fisher
To consult the statistician after an experiment is finished is often merely to ask him to conduct a post mortem examination. He can perhaps say what the experiment died of.
8
Andre Holland
If someone wanted to do a biopic about me, I would like for them to consult my family.
9
John Hutton
It is also right that we continue to consult with front line workers and the public to ensure that targets are reasonable and achievable, that measurement regimes are proportionate and that the targets take full account of the other reforms that are under way.
10
Pope John XXIII
Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONSULT»

Discover the use of consult in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to consult and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The 5-minute Obstetrics and Gynecology Consult
A quick, reliable reference guide for any physician or nurse practitioner treating female patients, this title provides instant access to clinically oriented, must-have information on more than 300 obstetric and gynecologic topics.
Paula J. Adams Hillard, Paula Adams Hillard, 2008
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Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Ruminant
The most trusted and well-known quick-reference resource available to veterinarians, Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult series includes this volume on ruminants.
Scott R. R. Haskell, 2011
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Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Canine and Feline
Whether you're a student or a practicing veterinarian, this bestselling reference book will cut down on time spent navigating through other resources, allowing you to study, diagnose and treat more quickly.
Larry P. Tilley, Francis W. K. Smith, Jr., 2011
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Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Laboratory Tests ...
Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures: Canine and Feline is a comprehensive, one-stop reference text on diagnostic skills used daily in treating dogs and cats.
Shelly L. Vaden, Joyce S. Knoll, Francis W. K. Smith, Jr., 2011
5
The 5-minute Sports Medicine Consult
"This new addition to The 5-Minute Consult Series is a clinically oriented quick consult reference for sports medicine.
Mark D. Bracker, Suraj A. Achar, M.D., Andrea L Pana, M.D., 2011
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Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Equine
With an emphasis on definitions, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment in the horse, Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Equine, Second Edition provides concise answers to clinical questions.
Jean-Pierre Lavoie, Kenneth Hinchcliff, 2011
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5-Minute Anesthesia Consult
In addition to general operative and perioperative care, this comprehensive book also covers subspecialty topics in cardiac, neurosurgical, obstetric, geriatric, critical care, pediatric, regional, vascular, thoracic, and acute and chronic ...
Nina Singh-Radcliff, 2012
8
The 5-minute Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Consult
This pocket-sized book is the first osteopathic clinical manual to be organized by diagnoses in a two-page, quick-reference format.
Millicent King Channell, David C. Mason, 2008
9
The Washington Manual Pulmonary Medicine Subspecialty Consult
Written by residents, fellows, and attending physicians, this handbook is ideal for residents called on to do an inpatient consult, for students working on an inpatient medicine service, and for specialists seeking information on ...
Adrian Shifren, 2006
10
Learning to Consult
But this one is and I thank Rodger Charlton and his colleagues enormously for it.' - Roger Neighbour, in his Foreword. 'This is a captivating book...it rings wonderfully true.
Rodger Charlton, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CONSULT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term consult is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Will Bill Cosby's Admission Have Real Legal Consequences? We …
Will Bill Cosby's Admission Have Real Legal Consequences? We Consult The Experts. by Jessica Goldstein Posted on July 7, 2015 at 5:25 pm. «ThinkProgress, Jul 15»
2
Monday Moves: Click Consult, Open Communications, Henshaws …
On the jobs board this week, Click Consult is looking for a Magento Developer whose role will involve customisation, theme development and ... «Prolific North, Jul 15»
3
Council proposes to consult on closure of Buildwas Primary School
Shropshire Council is planning to consult on proposals which could result in the closure of Buildwas Primary School. Buildwas Primary School ... «shropshirelive.com, Jul 15»
4
ESAs consult on the prudential assessment of acquisitions and …
Over the weekend, three European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) launched a public consultation on updated guidelines for the prudential ... «FTSE Global Markets, Jul 15»
5
Karnataka to consult legal experts on Lokayukta ouster
The Karnataka legislature would consult legal experts on the opposition's move to oust the state Lokayukta over corruption charges against the ... «New Kerala, Jul 15»
6
Housing charity asks Government to consult state house tenants …
Housing charity Habitat for Humanity has asked the Government to consult state house tenants before selling up to 1600 state houses in ... «New Zealand Herald, Jul 15»
7
Govt will consult before vote on recognition
Prime Minister Tony Abbott says a process will be put in place to get community feedback ahead of a referendum on indigenous recognition. «Sky News Australia, Jul 15»
8
Former Harambee Stars defender Ricky: Bobby should consult
Former Harambee Stars defender Ricky Solomon has implored coach Bobby Williamson to work closely with the football coaches association ... «The Standard Digital News, Jul 15»
9
Time to consult on the Maltese language
The Ministry for Education took matters into its own hands after newly published guidelines issued by the National Council for the Maltese ... «MaltaToday, Jul 15»
10
Grace Mugabe says VPs consult her, hints at 'takeover'
Zimbabwe's Matabeleland North is reportedly faced with a severe drought which might see the province losing at least 600 000 cattle. At least 1 ... «News24, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Consult [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/consult>. Dec 2019 ».
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