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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·sult /kənˈsʌlt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 con·sult /kənˈsəlt/ 及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·sult n.
 1. The act of consulting or deliberating; consultation; also, the result of consulation; determination; decision. [Obs.]
 The council broke;
 And all grave consults dissolved in smoke.   --Dryden.
 2. A council; a meeting for consultation. [Obs.] “A consult of coquettes.”
 3. Agreement; concert [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·sult v. i. [imp. & p. p. Consulted; p. pr. & vb. n. Consulting.]  To seek the opinion or advice of another; to take counsel; to deliberate together; to confer.
    Let us consult upon to-morrow's business.   --Shak.
    All the laws of England have been made by the kings England, consulting with the nobility and commons.   --Hobbes.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·sult, v. t.
 1. To ask advice of; to seek the opinion of; to apply to for information or instruction; to refer to; as, to consult a physician; to consult a dictionary.
    Men forgot, or feared, to consult nature . . . ; they were content to consult libraries.   --Whewell.
 2. To have reference to, in judging or acting; to have regard to; to consider; as, to consult one's wishes.
    We are . . .  to consult the necessities of life, rather than matters of ornament and delight.   --L'Estrange.
 3. To deliberate upon; to take for. [Obs.]
    Manythings were there consulted for the future, yet nothing was positively resolved.   --Clarendon.
 4. To bring about by counsel or contrivance; to devise; to contrive. [Obs.]
    Thou hast consulted shame to thy house by cutting off many people.   --Hab. ii. 10.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: get or ask advice from; "Consult your local broker"; "They
           had to consult before arriving at a decision" [syn: confer
      2: seek information from; "You should consult the dictionary";
         "refer to your notes" [syn: refer, look up]
      3: when planning or deciding something
      4: have a conference in order to talk something over; "We
         conferred about a plan of action" [syn: confer, confabulate,
      5: advise professionally; "The professor consults for industry"