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 Meanings and Examples of CONSULT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
consult
 v.  seek advice or information of; take into account; consider
Classic Sentence: (157 in 11 pages)
1  Meg, dear, be prudent, watch over your sisters, consult Hannah, and in any perplexity, go to Mr. Laurence.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER SIXTEEN
2  "Sit down and rest while I put these things away, then I want to consult you about a very serious matter," said Amy, when she had shown her splendor and driven Polly into a corner.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER NINETEEN
3  But Agamemnon was glad when he heard his chieftains quarrelling with one another, for Apollo had foretold him this at Pytho when he crossed the stone floor to consult the oracle.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK VIII
4  You must go to the house of Hades and of dread Proserpine to consult the ghost of the blind Theban prophet Teiresias, whose reason is still unshaken.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK X
5  '"'Mother,' said I, 'I was forced to come here to consult the ghost of the Theban prophet Teiresias.'
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XI
6  These things by heaven's mercy are lying concealed in a cave, and I am now come here on the suggestion of Minerva that we may consult about killing our enemies.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVI
7  I must show her into a room by herself, and then those who wish to consult her must go to her one by one.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
8  He did not judge your father to be a person whom he could so properly consult as your uncle, and therefore readily postponed seeing him till after the departure of the former.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 52
9  The emperor of Blefuscu, having taken three days to consult, returned an answer consisting of many civilities and excuses.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VIII.
10  He knew his uncle too well to consult him on any matrimonial scheme.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
11  At Mansfield Park Mr. Crawford would always be welcome; he had only to consult his own judgment and feelings as to the frequency of his visits, at present or in future.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
12  I am nobody; don't consult me, pray.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
13  They were now able to speak to each other and consult.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 12
14  Well, I have been thinking whether I should not consult your husband about this as well as you, said Clym steadily.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 6 Thomasin Argues with Her Cousin, and He Writes a Letter
15  I have determined, therefore, to call upon you and to consult you in reference to the very painful event which has occurred in connection with my wedding.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In X. THE ADVENTURE OF THE NOBLE BACHELOR
Example Sentence: (49 in 4 pages)
16  If any of these symptoms occur while you are taking the medicine, consult your doctor immediately.
17  If you require further information, you should consult the registrar.
18  If you are unable to obtain the information you require, consult your telephone directory.
19  We therefore suggest that you consult your family doctor for further advice.
20  I will consult with our friends, but it's going to be what's in the interests of our country first and foremost.
21  I advise you to consult a dermatologist about your finger inflammation.
22  The essence of consultation is to listen to, and take account of, the views of those consulted.
23  The decision was reached after consultation with parents and teachers.
24  The assembly voted to delay the legislation to allow further consultation to take place.
25  In general, it was for the governors to determine the admissions policy at the school after consultation with the local education authority.
26  There will be a period of public consultation before a decision is reached.
27  They had a consultation about this.
28  Do not discontinue the treatment without consulting your doctor.
29  The firm was taken over by a multinational consulting firm.
30  And he finagled a way, off campus, to interview with several of the top-drawer consulting firms that trawled for recruits at the Ivies but often bypassed schools like Indiana.