Counsel Coun"sel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Counseled} (-s[e^]ld) or {Counselled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Counseling} or {Counselling}.] [OE. conseilen, counseilen, F. conseiller, fr. L. consiliari, fr. consilium counsel.] 1. To give advice to; to advice, admonish, or instruct, as a person. [1913 Webster]

Good sir, I do in friendship counsel you To leave this place. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To advise or recommend, as an act or course. [1913 Webster]

They who counsel war. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Thus Belial, with words clothed in reason's garb, Counseled ignoble ease and peaceful sloth. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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