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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Counselor \Coun"sel*or\ (koun"s[e^]l*[~e]r), n. [Written also
counsellor.] [OE. conseiler, F. conseiller, fr. L.
consiliarius, fr. consilium counsel.]
1. One who counsels; an adviser.
Can he that speaks with the tongue of an enemy be a
good counselor, or no? --Shak.
2. A member of council; one appointed to advise a sovereign
or chief magistrate.
Note: [See under Consilor.]
3. One whose profession is to give advice in law, and manage
causes for clients in court; a barrister.
Syn: advocate, counsel, counselor, counselor-at-law;
Good counselors lack no clients. --Shak.
4. someone who has supervisory duties at a summer camp.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: someone who gives advice about problems [syn: counselor,
2: someone who has supervisory duties at a summer camp [syn:
3: a lawyer who pleads cases in court [syn: advocate,
counsel, counselor, counsellor, counselor-at-law,
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
44 Moby Thesaurus words for "counselor":
Dutch uncle, Polonius, admonisher, adviser, advocate, agent,
amicus curiae, attorney, attorney-at-law, backseat driver,
barrister, barrister-at-law, buttinsky, confidant, consultant,
counsel, counselor-at-law, deputy, expert, friend at court, guide,
instructor, intercessor, kibitzer, lawyer, legal adviser,
legal counselor, legal expert, legal practitioner, legalist,
meddler, mentor, monitor, mouthpiece, nestor, orienter, pleader,
preceptist, proctor, procurator, sea lawyer, self-styled lawyer,
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