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consulted, past participle; consults, 3rd person singular present; consulted, past tense; consulting, present participle;
  1. Seek information or advice from (someone with expertise in a particular area)
    • - you should consult a financial advisor
  2. Have discussions or confer with (someone), typically before undertaking a course of action
    • - patients are entitled to be consulted about their treatment
    • - they've got to consult with their board of directors
  3. Refer for information to (a book, watch, etc.) in order to ascertain something
    • - consult the index at the back of the brochure

  1. get or ask advice from; "Consult your local broker"; "They had to consult before arriving at a decision"
  2. seek information from; "You should consult the dictionary"; "refer to your notes"
  3. confer: have a conference in order to talk something over; "We conferred about a plan of action"
  4. advise professionally; "The professor consults for industry"
  5. (consultation) a conference (usually with someone important); "he had a consultation with the judge"; "he requested an audience with the king"
  6. (consultation) a conference between two or more people to consider a particular question; "frequent consultations with his lawyer"; "a consultation of several medical specialists"
  7. A consultant (from the Latin consultare means "to discuss" from which we also derive words such as consul and counsel) is a professional who provides professional or expert advice in a particular area of expertise such as management, accountancy, the environment, entertainment, technology, law ( ...
  8. (Consultation (programming)) Consultation in object-oriented programming occurs when an object's method implementation consists of a message send of the same message to another constituent object.
  9. (Consultation (Texas)) The Consultation served as the provisional government of Mexican Texas from November 1835 through March 1836 during the Texas Revolution. ...
  10. (consultation) the act of consulting; a conference for the exchange of information and advice; An appointment or meeting with a professional person, such as a doctor
  11. (Consultation) the first step in applying for reinstatement of driving privileges or a restricted driving permit (RDP) after suspension or revocation. ...
  12. (consultation) A technique of social interaction where opinions of all stakeholders are sought before a decision is made.
  13. (Consultation) A discussion with another health care professional when additional feedback is needed during diagnosis or treatment. Usually, a consultation is by referral from a primary care physician.
  14. (Consultation) A meeting with your orthodontist to discuss the treatment plan.
  15. (Consultation) Evaluation by an expert or specialist.
  16. (Consultation) The process of providing generic information, education and/or training to a service provider who is not an occupational therapist. ...
  17. (consultation) examination by an additional physician or specialist, at the request of a referring physician, the patient, or the patientês family
  18. (Consultation) A patient visit to a specialist requested by a primary care physician for purposes of diagnosis and treatment.
  19. Consultation involves asking members of the public for their views about research, and then using those views to inform decision-making. ...
  20. (Consultation) Seeking people's views (but not necessarily involving them in decision-making).
  21. (Consultation (of the European Parliament)) a procedure which requires the Council to consult the EP and take its views into account before voting on a Commission proposal.
  22. (Consultation) (with respect to pharmacy) - an occurrence in which a pharmacist gives correct information about a drug to a patient
  23. (Consultation) A diagnostic service provided by a dentist other than the treating dentist.
  24. (Consultation) A form of discussion between individuals and within groups which requires the subjugation of egotism so that all ideas can be shared and evaluated with frankness, courtesy, and openness of mind, and decisions arrived at can be wholeheartedly supported. ...
  25. (Consultation) A preliminary exploration of your options, the timetable and the costs of adoption. We will try to answer all your questions about the various adoption methods and options.