One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he no longer came to me for counsel’
advice, guidance, direction, instruction, information, enlightenment
recommendations, suggestions, hints, tips, pointers, guidelines, ideas, opinions, views, facts, data
warning, admonition, caution
2‘King Richard held counsel with the barons’
conference, consultation, discussion, deliberation, dialogue, conversation
3‘his counsel told the jury that the charges were false’
barrister, lawyer, counsellor, legal practitioner
North American attorney
Irish North American counsellor-at-law
1‘he counselled the team to withdraw from the deal’
advise, guide, direct, recommend, encourage, entreat, urge, warn, admonish, caution
give guidance to, give direction to, give one's opinion to, give one's suggestions to
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