Counselor meaning

kounsə-lər, -slər
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A person who gives counsel; an adviser.
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A person, especially a licensed professional, who treats people with mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders and problems.
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A person who supervises young people at a summer camp.
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(law) A counselor, counsellor, counselor-at-law or counsellor-at-law is an attorney.
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The definition of a counselor is a person who is specifically trained to provide advice, or a person you turn to for advice.

An example of counselor is a professional who you go to in order to talk about your problems and to learn solutions for coping with stress or sadness.

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A person who counsels; advisor; specif., one who advises students or clients regarding educational and occupational alternatives, personal problems, etc.
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A professional who counsels people, especially on personal problems.
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An attorney, especially a trial lawyer.
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A legal advisor, as of an embassy or legation.
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A lawyer, esp. one who conducts cases in court.
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A person in charge of a group of children at a camp.
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One of the advisors to a presiding officer.
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A licensed and professionally trained counselor.
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(education) A school counselor, often in a specialty such as careers, education, or health.
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(politics) A high ranking diplomat, usually just below an ambassador or minister.
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(leisure) A children’s supervisor, usually at camp.
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See counsel.
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Origin of counselor

  • From Old French conseillier, from Latin consiliator, agent noun from consilior (“I take counsel”), from consilium (“plan, council, wisdom, advice”)

    From Wiktionary