Complete Definition of "consort"

English

Pronunciation
a|noun
*(RP): kÅn'sôt, /ËkÉnsÉËt/, /<tt>"kQnsO:t</tt>/
*(US): kän'sôrt, /ËkÉnsÉrt/, /<tt>"kAnsOrt</tt>/
a|verb
*(RP): kÉnsôt', /kÉnËsÉËt/, /<tt>[email protected]"sO:t</tt>/
*(US): kÉnsôrt', /kÉnËsÉrt/, /<tt>[email protected]"sOrt</tt>/

Noun
en-noun|s|-

  1. The spouse of a monarch.
  2. A husband, wife, companion or partner.
  3. A ship accompanying another.
  4. uncountable Association or partnership.
  5. A group or company, especially of musicians playing the same type of instrument.

Synonyms
i-c|husband|wife|companion|partner companion, escort
i-c|association|partnership association, partnership
i-c|group of musicians band, group

Translations

trans-top|spouse of a monarch
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trans-top|husband, wife, companion or partner
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trans-top|ship accompanying another
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trans-top|association or partnership
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trans-top|group or company, especially of musicians playing the same type of instrument
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Verb
en-verb

  1. intransitive To associate or keep company.

#* 1961, J. A. Philip, "Mimesis in the Sophistês of Plato," Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philological Association, vol. 92, p. 457,
#*: Being itself inferior and consorting with an inferior faculty it begets inferior offspring.

  1. To be in agreement.

Synonyms
i-c|associate or keep company hang out (slang)
i-c|be in agreement agree, concur

Translations

trans-top|associate or keep company
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trans-top|be in agreement
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Transitive verb
rfc-trverb|Transitive verb
en-verb

  1. To associate or unite in company with.

Synonyms
i-c|associate or unite in company with associate, hang out (slang)

Translations

trans-top|associate or unite in company with
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Category:English heteronyms

fr:consort
io:consort
it:consort
ru:consort
fi:consort
te:consort
vi:consort
zh:consort

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