Consult vs. Advice

Consult vs. Advice — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Consult and Advice

Consultverb

To seek advice or information of

consult an attorney.

Advicenoun

Opinion about what could or should be done about a situation or problem; counsel.

Consultverb

To refer to

consulted the restaurant's website for directions.

Advicenoun

often advices Information communicated; news

advices from an ambassador.

Consultverb

To take into account; consider

consult one's checkbook before making a major purchase.

Advicenoun

(uncountable) An opinion recommended or offered, as worthy to be followed; counsel.

She was offered various piece of advice on what to do with her new-found wealth.

Consultverb

To exchange views; confer.

Advicenoun

Deliberate consideration; knowledge.

How shall I dote on her with more advice,
That thus without advice begin to love her?

Consultverb

To work or serve as a consultant

a retired executive who consults for several large companies.

Advicenoun

Information or news given; intelligence

late advices from France

Consultnoun

A consultation, especially one involving physicians.

Advicenoun

(uncountable) In commercial language, information communicated by letter; used chiefly in reference to drafts or bills of exchange

a letter of advice

Consultnoun

(obsolete) The act of consulting or deliberating; consultation

Advicenoun

Counseling to perform a specific illegal act.

Consultnoun

(obsolete) the result of consultation; determination; decision.

Advicenoun

In aspect-oriented programming, the code whose execution is triggered when a join point is reached.

Consultnoun

(obsolete) A council; a meeting for consultation.

Adviceverb

misspelling of advise

Consultnoun

(obsolete) Agreement; concert.

Advicenoun

a proposal for an appropriate course of action

Consultnoun

(US) A visit, e.g. to a doctor; a consultation.

Consultverb

(intransitive) To seek the opinion or advice of another; to take counsel; to deliberate together; to confer.

Consultverb

(intransitive) To advise or offer expertise.

Consultverb

(intransitive) To work as a consultant or contractor rather than as a full-time employee of a firm.

Consultverb

(transitive) To ask advice of; to seek the opinion of (a person)

Consultverb

(transitive) To refer to (something) for information.

look up

Consultverb

(transitive) To have reference to, in judging or acting; to have regard to; to consider; as, to consult one's wishes.

Consultverb

To deliberate upon; to take for.

Consultverb

To bring about by counsel or contrivance; to devise; to contrive.

Consultverb

get or ask advice from;

Consult your local brokerThey had to consult before arriving at a decision

Consultverb

seek information from;

You should consult the dictionaryrefer to your notes

Consultverb

when planning or deciding something

Consultverb

have a conference in order to talk something over;

We conferred about a plan of action

Consultverb

advise professionally;

The professor consults for industry