• Romulus consulting the Augury
    Romulus consulting the Augury
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj consultative giving advice "an advisory memorandum", "his function was purely consultative"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Consultative kŏn*sŭlt"ȧ*tĭv Pertaining to consultation; having the privilege or right of conference. "A consultative . . . power."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • consultative Pertaining to consultation; having the function of consulting; advisory.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Consultative of or pertaining to consultation, esp. of bodies taking part in a consultation without voting on the decision
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  • Seneca
    “Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself. His counsel may then be useful where your own self-love might impair your judgment.”
  • Ludwig Van Beethoven
    Ludwig Van Beethoven
    “Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?”
  • Peter F. Drucker
    “My greatest strength as a consultant is to be ignorant and ask a few questions.”
  • A. W. Tozer
    “If God gives you a watch, are you honoring Him more by asking Him what time it is or by simply consulting the watch?”
  • George Bernard Shaw
    “Whenever you wish to do anything against the law, Cicely, always consult a good solicitor first.”
  • Blaise Pascal
    “We only consult the ear because the heart is wanting.”


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. consult-āre, inten. of consul-ĕre, to consult.


In literature:

She resolved to go and consult Mr. Danesfield on the morrow.
"The Palace Beautiful" by L. T. Meade
They consulted with all who could give advice or information.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. II. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
The two men watched him for a while, and then went out and sat down on a log in front of the cabin, and held a consultation.
"Sevenoaks" by J. G. Holland
But if women clients choose to consult us there is no law to prevent them, or to make our giving advice illegal.
"Mrs. Warren's Daughter" by Sir Harry Johnston
Therefore, let us consult today how we may secure the safety of the snakes.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1"
Consulting with each other, let us, O lord of earth, speedily set out to attain our end.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2"
A small rivulet was now reached, and another halt being called upon its sedgy banks, the plans were again consulted.
"The Lancashire Witches" by William Harrison Ainsworth
I consulted my manual, and started for the American theater.
"Children of the Market Place" by Edgar Lee Masters
And how could you consult your books, your dictionaries, your encyclopaedias?
"The Last of the Peterkins" by Lucretia P. Hale
But his will must be consulted.
"For Woman's Love" by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
He could hope for no pecuniary assistance; it remained to take the first opportunity of consulting Diggle.
"In Clive's Command" by Herbert Strang
They had anxious consultations over this present.
"The Grey Wig: Stories and Novelettes" by Israel Zangwill
To such, I shall be available for consultation from nine to twelve to-morrow, at the Moscow Hotel.
"The Clarion" by Samuel Hopkins Adams
She must be consulted.
"Doctor Jones' Picnic" by S. E. Chapman
He drew a shabby notebook from a breast-pocket, and consulted it.
"The Dop Doctor" by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
Jose strode off to consult the Alcalde.
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
She consulted with her pastor; and this was the conclusion reached: She would accept the providential bequest.
"The Preacher of Cedar Mountain" by Ernest Thompson Seton
I went at midnight to consult a physician in regard to this phenomenal condition.
"Confessions of a Neurasthenic" by William Taylor Marrs
I had another in the suburbs, and a consultation out of town.
"The Gates Between" by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
Miss St. Yves consults a Jesuit XVII.
"Voltaire's Romances" by François-Marie Arouet

In poetry:

A second consultation's held--
"O dear, what has the chimney fill'd!"
And how it emptied may become--
But the grand question was--by whom.
"The Jack Daw" by William Hutton
And if they should consult a clue,
The deed itself must furnish that;
That rolls are not the points of view,
The courts stand uniformly "pat."
"The Deed Vs. Assessment Rolls" by Samuel Alfred Beadle
Search it for counsel in thy youth,
For every page is bright with truth
And wisdom from on high.
Consult it in thy riper years,
When foes without and inward fears
Thy utmost powers defy.
"Written On The Fly Leaf Of A Child's Bible" by David John Scott
Enough! the pleas'd ARDELIA cry'd;
And slighting ev'ry Muse beside,
Consulting now her Breast,
Perceiv'd that ev'ry tender Thought,
Which from abroad she'd vainly sought,
Did there in Silence rest:
"To Mr. F. Now Earl Of W" by Anne Kingsmill Finch
"Mr. Chirry chose the spot, without consulting me;
Such a very public place, and insecure for it,
I can scarcely sleep at night for nervousness; but he
Says I am a silly thing and doesn't mind a bit."
"Secrets" by Susan Coolidge
Besides, when there appears demur,
We must consult the register;
And though there should B's name appear,
Yet B himself was never there;
and if for C you chuse to look,
His name was never in the book.
"A.B.C." by William Hutton

In news:

Consultant says commissioner ' blatantly misinformed.
Scottie Mayfield hires consultant for TN 3rd District primary.
Scottie Mayfield hires Tommy Hopper as political consultant.
Barney Frank said fair-housing advocates were consulted on the legislation.
The recent successful implementation of significant rate restoration initiatives by carriers in the core east-west trade lanes means that most are now operating above break-even , according to London-based consultancy Drewry.
I'm not exaggerating: In a USA Today story, Beyonce was referred to as "a breastfeeding role model" and a "black lactivist's dream" by Elita Kalma, a certified lactation consultant and blogger who promotes breastfeeding among black moms.
"Good parenting is more than breastfeeding ," Jan Barger, an international board certified lactation consultant, told
A retired brigadier general and Army Medical Corps officer, he's a former military psychiatrist and consultant to the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
At the end of an alley on a nondescript street, a political consulting firm with the unusual name of Aristotle International has compiled the nation's largest voter databank, the names of 150 million Americans registered to vote.
The owners of Bubblegum , a dog that was buried in and then moved from a city cemetery plot owned by the family for years, consulted with an undertaker before Bubblegum was buried.
Around 90 jobs have been saved at a design and engineering consultancy in Belfast as plans are confirmed for its takeover by a linked company.
These articles recap some of the opportunities uncovered by our GSA Powersports Consultants during actual consulting visits.
Ray Bernard, PSP, CHS-III is the principal consultant for Ray Bernard Consulting Services (RBCS), a firm that provides security.
These articles recap some of the opportunities uncovered by our GSA powersports consultants during actual consulting visits.
" asked Clif Holiday of B&C Consulting, who just wrote a major report, "IPTV — The Telcos ' New Light Sword," for IGI Consulting, and was working at GTE when it launched the Cerritos project.

In science:

Christ, for consultation and assistance throughout the composition of this paper, and M.
An L^1 Ergodic Theorem for Sparse Random Subsequences
Readers can consult references in for recent advances and applications of spatial models in physics, in particular statistical physics and astrophysics.
Generalized Whittle-Mat$\acute{\text{E}}$rn random field as a model of correlated fluctuations
Acknowlegement: This article is dedicated to the untraditional revolutionist Prof. Jerome Sacks and the inimitable Prof. Donald Knuth. I thank Prof. William Notz and an anonymous referee for several suggestions. I thank all the authors wholeheartedly whose works I have freely consulted.
On Why and What of Randomness
It is crucial that L is odd, as discussed by several authors in the physics literature (please consult [EM] for a long list of relevant references).
Random Dirac operators with time-reversal symmetry
For details, the reader is invited to consult the texts by Gromov , Ghys and de la Harpe , Coornaert, Delzant and Papadopoulus , or, for a presentation in the context of random walks on graphs, Woess [30, Section 22].
A note on the Poisson boundary of lamplighter random walks
Those co ncepts and corresponding relations obviously need to be part of a formal domain model so that the student interacting with the exercise is able to consult (recall) and reinforcement them.
On Requirements for Programming Exercises from an E-learning Perspective
The reader may find it helpful to consult Figure 2 throughout.
Rotor Walks and Markov Chains
If you check the internet or consult textbooks on random number generation, you will usually find all sorts of nonlinear generators.
Random Number Generators: A Survival Guide for Large Scale Simulations
The reader may consult for the review of the RW invariants and for the recent development in the RW-theory.
On the AKSZ formulation of the Rozansky-Witten theory and beyond
We closely follow the presentation given in and we use the language of graded manifolds which are sheaves of Z-graded commutative algebras over a smooth manifold, for further details the reader may consult .
On the AKSZ formulation of the Rozansky-Witten theory and beyond
For the case with a boundary the reader may consult .
On the AKSZ formulation of the Rozansky-Witten theory and beyond
For background in the theory of locally presentable categories and accessibility, the reader should consult . A nice exposition of the theory of combinatorial model categories can be found in .
On the Cofibrant Generation of Model Categories
The monograph can be consulted for information on infinitely divisible random variable’s.
High level excursion set geometry for non-Gaussian infinitely divisible random fields
With this symmetrized product, it becomes a Jordan algebra. (One may consult [Jac68] for the main properties of finite dimensional Jordan algebras.) Then, for such a unital Jordan algebra, there is the decomposition J = F1 ⊕ J 0 , where J 0 = {x ∈ J : tJ (x) = 0}.
Tits construction of the exceptional simple Lie algebras
The author of this critique has performed this consultation independently and pro bono, at the request of Columbia Legal Services (CLS), a non-profit organization offering legal assistance to vulnerable Washington State populations.
Is There Statistical Evidence that the Oregon Payday-Loan Rate Cap Hurts Consumers?