General English

  • noun the act of consulting someone
  • noun an act of visiting a doctor for advice


  • noun a meeting between a doctor and a patient, in which the doctor may examine the patient, discuss his or her condition and prescribe treatment

Human Resources

  • noun the process of asking other people for advice before coming to a decision

Information & Library Science


  • noun a meeting with someone who can give specialist advice
  • noun a meeting between a client and a professional adviser such as a solicitor or QC


  • noun a discussion between two doctors about a case