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

2 senses of counsel

Sense 1
advocate, counsel, counselor, counsellor, counselor-at-law, pleader -- (a lawyer who pleads cases in court)
       => lawyer, attorney -- (a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice)

Sense 2
guidance, counsel, counseling, counselling, direction -- (something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action)
       => message, content, subject matter, substance -- (what a communication that is about something is about)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb counsel

1 sense of counsel

Sense 1
rede, advise, counsel -- (give advice to; "The teacher counsels troubled students"; "The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud")
       => hash out, discuss, talk over -- (speak with others about (something); talk (something) over in detail; have a discussion; "We discussed our household budget")

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