Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun consultation

3 senses of consultation

Sense 1
consultation, audience, interview -- (a conference (usually with someone important); "he had a consultation with the judge"; "he requested an audience with the king")
       => conference, group discussion -- (a discussion among participants who have an agreed (serious) topic)

Sense 2
consultation -- (a conference between two or more people to consider a particular question; "frequent consultations with his lawyer"; "a consultation of several medical specialists")
       => conference, group discussion -- (a discussion among participants who have an agreed (serious) topic)

Sense 3
reference, consultation -- (the act of referring or consulting; "reference to an encyclopedia produced the answer")
       => action -- (something done (usually as opposed to something said); "there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions")

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