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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A person who gives advice. Also: a supervisor at a summer camp.

Usage examples (28)
  • A woman once visited a counselor to ask a question about her marriage.
  • “He’s the sort of lawyer who takes the term counselor to heart.”
  • Apparently, they called her counselor to ask for her current grades.
  • Unconvinced of my worth and her sincerity, I called a counselor the next day. for more
Tutoring comment
  • The "councilor" (a member of a council) consulted with the "counselor" (one who gives advice).
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