Definition of Consultation

1. Noun. A conference (usually with someone important). "He requested an audience with the king"

Exact synonyms: Audience, Interview
Generic synonyms: Conference, Group Discussion
Derivative terms: Consult, Consult

2. Noun. A conference between two or more people to consider a particular question. "A consultation of several medical specialists"
Generic synonyms: Conference, Group Discussion
Specialized synonyms: Sidebar
Derivative terms: Consult, Consult, Consult, Consult

3. Noun. The act of referring or consulting. "Reference to an encyclopedia produced the answer"
Exact synonyms: Reference
Generic synonyms: Action
Derivative terms: Consult, Refer

Definition of Consultation

1. n. The act of consulting or conferring; deliberation of two or more persons on some matter, with a view to a decision.

Definition of Consultation

1. Noun. the act of consulting ¹

2. Noun. a conference for the exchange of information and advice ¹

3. Noun. An appointment or meeting with a professional person, such as a doctor. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Consultation

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Consultation

1. Meeting of two or more physicians or surgeons to evaluate the nature and progress of disease in a particular patient and to establish diagnosis, prognosis, and/or therapy. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Consultation

consulship
consulships
consult
consulta
consultable
consultancies
consultancy
consultand
consultant
consultantese
consultants
consultantship
consultantships
consultary
consultas
consultation (current term)
consultations
consultative
consultatory
consulted
consultee
consultees
consulter
consulters
consultest
consulteth
consulting
consulting company
consulting detective
consulting detectives

Literary usage of Consultation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The consultation Library is, as its name suggests, composed of works which immediately promote or facilitate the study of the manuscripts. ..."

2. Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare (1912)
"... Lepidus, Popilius, and Publius. Antony keeps R, so that Trebonius can easily persuade him to go off R in consultation, about some official matter. ..."

3. The history of England from the accession of James ii by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay (1849)
"Tillotson, Te- nison, Stillingfleet, Patrick, and Sherlock were present. Prayers were solemnly read before the consultation began. After long deliberation ..."

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