As nouns the difference between counsell and consult
is that counsell
is while consult
is (obsolete): the act of consulting or deliberating; consultation; also, the result of consultation; determination; decision.
As a verb consult is
to seek the opinion or advice of another; to take counsel; to deliberate together; to confer.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
* consultation (Only noun form in UK)
(obsolete): The act of consulting or deliberating; consultation; also, the result of consultation; determination; decision.
(obsolete): A council; a meeting for consultation.
- The council broke; And all grave consults dissolved in smoke. -.
(obsolete): Agreement; concert.
(US): A visit, e.g. to a doctor; a consultation.
- A consult of coquettes. -.
* The noun consult is avoided in British English, favoring consultation instead. In AmE, they are merely synonyms.
To seek the opinion or advice of another; to take counsel; to deliberate together; to confer.
- Let us consult upon to-morrow's business. -
To advise or offer expertise.
To work as a consultant or contractor rather than as a full-time employee of a firm.
To ask advice of; to seek the opinion of; to apply to for information or instruction; to refer to; as, to consult a physician; to consult a dictionary.
- All the laws of England have been made by the kings of England, consulting with the nobility and commons. - .
To have reference to, in judging or acting; to have regard to; to consider; as, to consult one's wishes.
- Men forgot, or feared, to consult''' ... ; they were content to '''consult libraries. - .
(obsolete): To deliberate upon; to take for.
- We are ... to consult the necessities of life, rather than matters of ornament and delight. -L'Estrange.
(obsolete): To bring about by counsel or contrivance; to devise; to contrive.
- Many things were there consulted for the future, yet nothing was positively resolved. -.
- Thou hast consulted shame to thy use by cutting off many people. - Bible, Heb. ii. 10.