Definition of Consort in English :

Define Consort in English

Consort meaning in English

Meaning of Consort in English

Pronunciation of Consort in English

Consort pronunciation in English

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Consort

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Noun

1. consort

the husband or wife of a reigning monarch

2. choir, consort

a family of similar musical instrument playing together

Verb

3. affiliate, associate, assort, consort

keep company with; hang out with

Example Sentences:
'He associates with strange people'
'She affiliates with her colleagues'

4. accord, agree, concord, consort, fit in, harmonise, harmonize

go together

Example Sentences:
'The colors don't harmonize'
'Their ideas concorded'

5. consort, run

keep company

Example Sentences:
'the heifers run with the bulls to produce offspring'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Consort

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verb (kənˈsɔːt )
1. (intransitive; usually foll by with)
to keep company (with undesirable people); associate
2. (intransitive)
to agree or harmonize
3. (transitive) rare
to combine or unite
noun (ˈkɒnsɔːt )
4. (esp formerly)
a. 
a small group of instruments, either of the same type, such as viols, (a whole consort) or of different types (a broken consort)
b. 
(as modifier)
consort music
5. 
the husband or wife of a reigning monarch
6. 
a partner or companion, esp a husband or wife
7. 
a ship that escorts another
8. obsolete
a. 
companionship or association
b. 
agreement or accord

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Consort

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noun
1.  Obsolete
a partner; companion
2. 
a wife or husband; spouse, esp. of a reigning king or queen
3. 
a ship that travels along with another
4.  Rare
a. 
association; fellowship; company
b. 
agreement; accord
5. 
a. 
a 17th-cent. English chamber music ensemble, sometimes including vocalists
b. 
the music composed for such an ensemble
verb intransitive
6. 
to keep company or associate (with someone, esp. someone considered objectionable, undesirable, etc.)
consorting with thieves
7. 
to be in harmony or agreement; be in accord
verb transitive Obsolete
8. 
to associate; join
usually reflexive
9. 
to accompany or escort

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Consort

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n.
1. A husband or wife, especially the spouse of a monarch.
2. A companion or partner.
3. An animal with which another animal, usually of the opposite sex, forms a bond for a temporary period during which the two individuals maintain close proximity and engage in mating or other sexual behavior.
4. A ship accompanying another in travel.
5. Partnership; association: governed in consort with her advisers.
6. A group; a company: a consort of fellow diplomats.
7. Music
a. An instrumental ensemble.
b. An ensemble using instruments of the same family.
v. (kən-sôrt) con·sort·ed, con·sort·ing, con·sorts
v.intr.
1. To keep company; associate: a politician known to consort with gangsters.
2. To be in accord or agreement.
v.tr.
1. To unite in company; associate.
2. Obsolete
a. To escort; accompany.
b. To espouse.

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