verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of consult
Examples from the Web for consult
McCain said he wanted Obama to consult with his top generals about what to do on Iraq before offering his own advice.
Consult your doctor to determine a healthy range of sodium for you.
He cannot consult Mr. Ed, but he could take some guidance from a horse that shares the same ancestry.
(For those who insist on a more lawyerly consideration, consult the indispensible Skepdic on the subject).Introducing ‘Breatharianism,’ The Dumbest Diet of All Time|Kent Sepkowitz|March 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I have my own theories about this, but I decided that to really get to the bottom of things, I had to consult an expert.Why Respected Screen Veterans Are Following Liam Neeson’s Footsteps|Andrew Romano|February 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He had done it when nothing else turned up, without waiting to consult his father.A Houseful of Girls|Sarah Tytler
So, go in peace; and if any trouble should overtake you, do not hesitate to consult the Abbé Plomb.The Cathedral|Joris-Karl Huysmans
Precisely the same practice, smiting the earth with rods, is employed by those who consult diviners among the Zulus.Myth, Ritual And Religion, Vol. 2 (of 2)|Andrew Lang
If we want to know what Plato and Aristotle thought about any matter, we have only to consult their works.A Critical History of Greek Philosophy|W. T. Stace
Scurry upstairs and remove the stains of travel while I consult the cook.The Camp Fire Girls Do Their Bit|Hildegard G. Frey
British Dictionary definitions for consult
Word Origin for consult
Word Origin and History for consult
1520s, from Middle French consulter (16c.), from Latin consultare "consult, take the advice of," frequentative of consulere "to take counsel, meet and consider" (see consultation). Related: Consulted; consulting.