Consort meaning

kŏn'sôrt'
The definition of a consort is the wife or husband of a reigning king or queen.

Prince Philip is the consort of Queen Elizabeth II.

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To consort is to hang out with or associate with others regularly.

When you spend a lot of time with someone, that person is an example of someone you consort with regularly.

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A companion or partner.
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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.
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(uncountable) Association or partnership.
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A husband or wife, especially the spouse of a monarch.
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A ship accompanying another in travel.
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Partnership; association.

Governed in consort with her advisers.

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To keep company; associate.

A politician known to consort with gangsters.

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To be in accord or agreement.
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A partner; companion.
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A wife or husband; spouse, esp. of a reigning king or queen.
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A group; a company.

A consort of fellow diplomats.

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To unite in company; associate.
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A ship that travels along with another.
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To keep company or associate (with someone, esp. someone considered objectionable, undesirable, etc.)

Consorting with thieves.

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To be in harmony or agreement; be in accord.
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To associate; join.
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To accompany or escort.
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The spouse of a monarch.
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A ship accompanying another.
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A group or company, especially of musicians playing the same type of instrument.
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(intransitive) To associate or keep company.
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(intransitive) To be in agreement.
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(intransitive) To associate or unite in company with.
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Origin of consort

  • Middle English colleague from Old French from Latin cōnsors cōnsort- com- com- sors fate ser-2 in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Middle French
    From Wiktionary