counselor

I
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [An adviser]
Syn. guide, instructor, mentor, guidance counselor; see adviser , teacher 1 .
2. [An attorney]
Syn. counsel, advocate, barrister; see lawyer .
See Synonym Study at lawyer .
II
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
advisor, attorney, lawyer, advocate, guide, instructor, teacher, mentor, confidant.
III
(Roget's Thesaurus II) also counsellor noun 1. One who advises another, especially officially or professionally: adviser, consultant, mentor. Law: counsel. See OPINION. 2. A person who practices law: attorney, counsel, lawyer. Slang: ambulance chaser. Chiefly British: barrister. See LAW.

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