counselor

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noun coun·sel·or \ˈkau̇n(t)-s(ə-)lər\
variants: or

counsellor

Definition of counselor

  1. 1 :  a person who gives advice or counseling a marriage counselor

  2. 2 :  lawyer; specifically :  one that gives advice in law and manages cases for clients in court The defendant conferred with his counselor.

  3. 3 :  one who has supervisory duties at a summer camp The counselor led the campers on a hike through the woods.

counselorship

play \-ˌship\ noun

Examples of counselor in a sentence

  1. He works as a camp counselor.

  2. a young couple going to a marriage counselor

Origin and Etymology of counselor

see 1counsel


First Known Use: 13th century



COUNSELOR Defined for English Language Learners

counselor

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noun coun·sel·or \ˈkau̇n(t)-s(ə-)lər\

Definition of counselor for English Language Learners

  • : a person who provides advice as a job : a person who counsels people

  • : a person who is in charge of young people at a summer camp


COUNSELOR Defined for Kids

counselor

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noun coun·sel·or \ˈkau̇n-sə-lər\
variants: or

counsellor

\ˈkau̇n-sə-lər\

Definition of counselor for Students

  1. 1 :  a person who gives advice

  2. 2 :  a supervisor of campers or activities at a summer camp

  3. 3 :  lawyer


Medical Dictionary

counselor

noun coun·sel·or
variants: or

counsellor

\ˈkau̇n(t)-s(ə-)lər\play

Medical Definition of counselor

  1. :  a person engaged in counseling


Law Dictionary

counselor

noun coun·se·lor \ˈkau̇n-sə-lər\

Legal Definition of counselor

  1. :  counsel



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