Advice vs Consultation - What's the difference?

advice | consultation |

As nouns the difference between advice and consultation

is that advice is an opinion recommended or offered, as worthy to be followed; counsel while consultation is the act of consulting.




  • An opinion recommended or offered, as worthy to be followed; counsel.
  • We may give advice , but we can not give conduct. — Franklin.
  • (obsolete) Deliberate consideration; knowledge.
  • How shall I dote on her with more advice,''' That thus without '''advice begin to love her? — Shakespeare.
  • Information or notice given; intelligence; as, late advices from France; commonly in the plural. In commercial language, advice usually means information communicated by letter; used chiefly in reference to drafts or bills of exchange; as, a letter of advice.
  • (McElrath)
  • (legal) Counseling to perform a specific illegal act.
  • (Wharton)
  • (computing, programming) In aspect-oriented programming, the code whose execution is triggered when a join point is reached.
  • Synonyms

    * counsel, suggestion, recommendation, admonition, exhortation, information, notice * See also

    Derived terms

    * advice boat * adviceful * avizefull

    See also

    * advice boat * take advice






    (en noun)
  • the act of consulting
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  • a conference for the exchange of information and advice
  • An appointment or meeting with a professional person, such as a doctor.