Search Result for "consort":
1. the husband or wife of a reigning monarch;
2. a family of similar musical instrument playing together;
[syn: choir, consort]
1. keep company with; hang out with;
- Example: "He associates with strange people"
- Example: "She affiliates with her colleagues"
[syn: consort, associate, affiliate, assort]
2. go together;
- Example: "The colors don't harmonize"
- Example: "Their ideas concorded"
[syn: harmonize, harmonise, consort, accord, concord, fit in, agree]
3. keep company;
- Example: "the heifers run with the bulls to produce offspring"
[syn: run, consort]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Consort \Con"sort\ (k[o^]n"s[^o]rt), n. [L. consore, -sortis; con- + sors lot, fate, share. See Sort.] 1. One who shares the lot of another; a companion; a partner; especially, a wife or husband. --Milton. [1913 Webster] He single chose to live, and shunned to wed, Well pleased to want a consort of his bed. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] The consort of the queen has passed from this troubled sphere. --Thakeray. [1913 Webster] The snow-white gander, invariably accompanied by his darker consort. --Darwin. [1913 Webster] 2. (Naut.) A ship keeping company with another. [1913 Webster] 3. Concurrence; conjunction; combination; association; union. "By Heaven's consort." --Fuller. "Working in consort." --Hare. [1913 Webster] Take it singly, and it carries an air of levity; but, in consort with the rest, has a meaning quite different. --Atterbury. [1913 Webster] 4. [LL. consortium.] An assembly or association of persons; a company; a group; a combination. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] In one consort' there sat Cruel revenge and rancorous despite, Disloyal treason, and heart-burning hate. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] Lord, place me in thy consort. --Herbert. [1913 Webster] 5. [Perh. confused with concert.] Harmony of sounds; concert, as of musical instruments. [Obs.] --Milton. [1913 Webster] To make a sad consort'; Come, let us join our mournful song with theirs. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] Prince consort, the husband of a queen regnant. Queen consort, the wife of a king, as distinguished from a queen regnant, who rules alone, and a queen dowager, the window of a king. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Consort \Con*sort"\ (k[o^]n*s[^o]rt"), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Consorted; p. pr. & vb. n. Consorting.] To unite or to keep company; to associate; -- used with with. [1913 Webster] Which of the Grecian chiefs consorts with thee? --Dryden. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Consort \Con*sort"\, v. t. 1. To unite or join, as in affection, harmony, company, marriage, etc.; to associate. [1913 Webster] He with his consorted Eve. --Milton. [1913 Webster] For all that pleasing is to living ears Was there consorted in one harmony. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] He begins to consort himself with men. --Locke. [1913 Webster] 2. To attend; to accompany. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Thou, wretched boy, that didst consort him here, Shalt with him hence. --Shak. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
consort n 1: the husband or wife of a reigning monarch 2: a family of similar musical instrument playing together [syn: choir, consort] v 1: keep company with; hang out with; "He associates with strange people"; "She affiliates with her colleagues" [syn: consort, associate, affiliate, assort] 2: go together; "The colors don't harmonize"; "Their ideas concorded" [syn: harmonize, harmonise, consort, accord, concord, fit in, agree] 3: keep company; "the heifers run with the bulls to produce offspring" [syn: run, consort]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
129 Moby Thesaurus words for "consort": accompanier, accompanist, accompanyist, accord, accordance, ace, adjunct, affinity, agreement, ally, amigo, assent, associate, attendant, attune, attunement, bedfellow, bedmate, better half, bosom buddy, brother, brother-in-arms, buddy, bunkie, bunkmate, butty, camarade, chamberfellow, chime, chiming, chorus, chum, classmate, coadjutor, coherence, cohort, coincidence, colleague, comate, companion, companion piece, company, compatibility, compatriot, compeer, comport, comrade, concentus, concert, concomitant, concord, concordance, confederate, conform, conformance, conformation, conformity, confrere, congeniality, congruence, congruency, congruity, consistency, consociate, consonance, consonancy, cooperation, copartner, correspond, correspondence, crony, diapason, dovetail, equivalence, euphony, fellow, fellow member, fellow student, girl friend, gossip, harmonics, harmonize, harmony, heavy harmony, homophony, intersection, march, mate, messmate, monochord, monody, old crony, oneness, overlap, pal, parallelism, pard, pardner, partner, peace, playfellow, playmate, rapport, roommate, schoolfellow, schoolmate, self-consistency, shipmate, side partner, sidekick, spouse, square, symmetry, symphony, sync, synchronism, synchronization, tally, teammate, three-part harmony, timing, tune, uniformity, union, unison, unisonance, workfellow, yokefellow, yokemateBouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):
CONSORT. A man or woman married. The man is the consort of his wife, the woman is the consort of her husband.