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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Definition for counselling (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for counselling
After counselling them in brief words to apply to him whenever they were in difficulty, he disappeared in the pool.Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 3 (of 3)|James Athearn Jones
Now, in counselling opposition of the most determined nature to any such attempt, we are actuated by no factious spirit.
Come thou to this house with a gracious heart, come with counselling Zeus, and lend grace to my song.The Homeric Hymns|Andrew Lang
He believed that his best chance of political salvation lay in counselling his master to grant the petition of Parliament.Henrietta Maria|Henrietta Haynes
For you were capable, my dear Horace, of counselling statesmen.Dialogues of the Dead|Lord Lyttelton
British Dictionary definitions for counselling (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for counselling (2 of 2)
verb -sels, -selling or -selled or US -sels, -seling or -seled
Derived forms of counselcounsellable or US counselable, adjective
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Idioms and Phrases with counselling
see keep one's own counsel.