noun, plural coun·sel for 3.
verb (used with object), coun·seled, coun·sel·ing or (especially British) coun·selled, coun·sel·ling.
verb (used without object), coun·seled, coun·sel·ing or (especially British) coun·selled, coun·sel·ling.
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The county’s corporation counsel, Janet Anderson-Davis, said that the law requires the Board of Canvassers to certify the election if the county has provided it election results.For three hours, an obscure county board in Michigan was at the center of U.S. politics|Kayla Ruble, Tom Hamburger, David Fahrenthold|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
He served as the governor’s ethics supervisor, and as chief legal counsel he worked to defend Dunleavy from the ongoing recall effort.Junior Staffer Says Top Alaska Official Told Her to Keep Allegations of Misconduct Secret|by Kyle Hopkins, Anchorage Daily News|November 18, 2020|ProPublica
Those actions violated the guarantee of equal protection under the law, according to Matt Morgan, the campaign’s general counsel.
Mark Van Wagoner, legal counsel for the UHSAA, said in an interview that one potential remedy in the case would be to follow the same policy it has over the past several decades — that girls play on predominantly boys’ teams.Sam Gordon went viral as a football star. Now she’s suing to give more girls a chance to play.|Roman Stubbs|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
Megan Gray, general counsel of rival search engine DuckDuckGo, said in an interview.Europe fined Google nearly $10 billion for antitrust violations, but little has changed|Jeanne Whalen|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
A psychologist from the Syrian town of Latakia recently told me she had counseled 15 women who had been released from detention.Escaping Assad’s Rape Prisons: A Survivor Tells Her Story|Jamie Dettmer|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
During his time there, Davis counseled students seeking abortions.
“Remain devout, patient and persistent in upholding high moral values,” bin Laden counseled.
He had apparently been counseled by sceptical teammates that paying into the system at his advanced age would be foolish.Havana Bids Adios to Conrado Marrero, MLB’s Oldest Player|Peter C. Bjarkman|April 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Top advisers in the White House counseled retreat; she bluntly dismissed the idea.
The young girl was counseled by Eugene de Rastignac, who took it upon himself to see that she got married.
He counseled her to seek in literature relief from the bitterness of her wedded life.
And yet Mrs. Bassett was outwardly friendly, and she privately counseled Marian, quite unnecessarily, to be "nice" to Sylvia.A Hoosier Chronicle|Meredith Nicholson
Have I ever, ever in all these years, counseled you to dishonor?The Reckoning|Robert W. Chambers
The leading men now counseled and gave the order that the people should give him no more food for some days.Prairie Smoke (Second Edition, Revised)|Melvin Randolph Gilmore
British Dictionary definitions for counsel
verb -sels, -selling or -selled or US -sels, -seling or -seled
Derived forms of counselcounsellable or US counselable, adjective
Word Origin for counsel
Idioms and Phrases with counsel
see keep one's own counsel.