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COUNSELOR

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does counselor mean? 

COUNSELOR (noun)
  The noun COUNSELOR has 3 senses:

1. someone who gives advice about problems
2. someone who has supervisory duties at a summer camp
3. a lawyer who pleads cases in court

  Familiarity information: COUNSELOR used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


COUNSELOR (noun)


Sense 1counselor [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Someone who gives advice about problems

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

counselor; counsellor

Hypernyms ("counselor" is a kind of...):

adviser; advisor; consultant (an expert who gives advice)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "counselor"):

Dutch uncle (a counselor who admonishes frankly and sternly)

Instance hyponyms:

Nestor ((Greek mythology) a wise old counselor to the Greeks at Troy)


Sense 2counselor [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Someone who has supervisory duties at a summer camp

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

counsellor; counselor

Hypernyms ("counselor" is a kind of...):

supervisor (one who supervises or has charge and direction of)


Sense 3counselor [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A lawyer who pleads cases in court

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

pleader; counsel; counselor-at-law; advocate; counselor; counsellor

Hypernyms ("counselor" is a kind of...):

attorney; lawyer (a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice)

Domain category:

jurisprudence; law (the collection of rules imposed by authority)


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