[v] consult (archaic); "The student should take counsel with himself"
[v] advise professionally; "The professor consults for industry"
[v] have a conference in order to talk something over; "We conferred about a plan of action"
[v] seek information from; "You should consult the dictionary"; "refer to your notes"
[v] when planning or deciding something
[v] get or ask advice from; "Consult your local broker"; "They had to consult before arriving at a decision"
[v] advise professionally; work as a consultant