consort consort  /kən ˈsɔrt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the husband or wife of a reigning monarch
  2. (n) a family of similar musical instrument playing together
  3. (v) keep company with; hang out with
  4. (v) go together
  5. (v) keep company

Usage(s):

  1. A consort of acoustically matched instruments, Mrs.
  2. Today's primary meaning of the verb consort is ''to keep company with; to associate with.
  3. And Frasier and his brother, Niles, may be the most cultivated speakers of English ever to consort with a studio audience.

News

  • Electronic monitoring of Colorado parolees has pitfalls

    One sex-offender parolee hooked his GPS tracking device to his dog's collar so he could consort with underage girls and collect firearms, drugs and ammunition, police say.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Loveland Reporter-Herald

Quotes

  1. "I believe you need to be aware that by your tolerating, if not actively encouraging the opposition to consort with the administration, and by doing so, elect the next Senate President not in terms of the people's mandate but instead, according to...
    on Jul 22, 2007 By: Jamby Madrigal Source: Manila Bulletin

  2. "The days in which dictators would consort in a boys' club and luxuriously look after themselves are over," said Nelson Chamisa in a statement. "Mr. Mengistu may be safe in Harare for now, but for how long?"
    on Dec 16, 2006 By: Nelson Chamisa Source: AllAfrica.com

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