Definition of Consul:

  1. An official appointed by a government to live in a foreign city and protect and promote the governments citizens and interests there.

  2. Citizen of a country appointed by its government to reside in a foreign country to represent its interests and those of its visiting nationals. A consul general oversees the other compatriot consuls in the same country, and an honorary consul need not be a citizen of the country he or she represents.

  3. (in ancient Rome) one of the two annually elected chief magistrates who jointly ruled the republic.

Synonyms of Consul

Ambassador, Ambassadress, Apostolic delegate, Attache, Career diplomat, Chancellor, Charge, Commercial attache, Consul general, Consular agent, Diplomat, Diplomatic, Diplomatic agent, Diplomatist, Emissary, Envoy, Envoy extraordinary, Foreign service officer, Internuncio, Legate, Military attache, Minister, Minister plenipotentiary, Minister resident, Nuncio, Plenipotentiary, Resident, Secretary of legation, Vice-consul, Vice-legate, Ambassador, Diplomat, Chargé daffaires, Attaché, Envoy, Emissary, Plenipotentiary, Consul general

How to use Consul in a sentence?

  1. The British consul in Israel.
  2. A spokesman stepped forward to offer a compromise: Octavian would remain consul, but a second consul would be elected annually, as of old, so that he could share the burden.

Meaning of Consul & Consul Definition