To seek the opinion or advice of another; to take counsel; to deliberate together; to confer.
- To seek advice or information of: consult an attorney.
- To refer to: consulted a telephone directory for the number.
- To take into account; consider: consult one's checkbook before making a major purchase.
- To exchange views; confer.
- To work or serve as a consultant: a retired executive who consults for several large companies.
- A consultation, especially one involving physicians.