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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [koun-suh-ling]
    • /ˈkaʊn sə lɪŋ/
    • /ˈkaʊn.səl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [koun-suh-ling]
    • /ˈkaʊn sə lɪŋ/

Definitions of counseling word

  • uncountable noun counseling Counseling is advice which a therapist or other expert gives to someone about a particular problem. 3
  • noun counseling professional guidance in resolving personal conflicts and emotional problems. 1
  • noun plural counseling advice; opinion or instruction given in directing the judgment or conduct of another. 1
  • noun plural counseling interchange of opinions as to future procedure; consultation; deliberation. 1
  • noun plural counseling Law. (used with a singular or plural verb) the advocate or advocates engaged in the direction of a cause in court; a legal adviser or counselor: Is counsel for the defense present? 1
  • noun plural counseling deliberate purpose; plan; design. 1

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Parts of speech for Counseling


counseling popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 78% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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Synonyms for counseling

noun counseling

  • therapy — the treatment of disease or disorders, as by some remedial, rehabilitating, or curative process: speech therapy.
  • psychotherapy — the treatment of psychological disorders or maladjustments by a professional technique, as psychoanalysis, group therapy, or behavioral therapy.
  • psychoanalysis — a systematic structure of theories concerning the relation of conscious and unconscious psychological processes.
  • analysis — Analysis is the process of considering something carefully or using statistical methods in order to understand it or explain it.
  • treatment — an act or manner of treating.

adjective counseling

  • advisory — An advisory group regularly gives suggestions and help to people or organizations, especially about a particular subject or area of activity.
  • admonitory — admonishing; warning
  • avuncular — An avuncular man or a man with avuncular behaviour is friendly and helpful towards someone younger.
  • conferring — to consult together; compare opinions; carry on a discussion or deliberation.

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