[ adjective, noun kuhn-soh-shee-it, -eyt, -see-; verb kuhn-soh-shee-eyt, -see- ]
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adjective, noun, verb (used without object),con·so·ci·at·ed, con·so·ci·at·ing.

Origin of consociate

1425–75; late Middle English (adj.) <Latin consociātus (past participle of consociāre to bring into partnership), equivalent to con-con- + soci(us) fellow, partner + -ātus-ate1

Other words from consociate

  • un·con·so·ci·at·ed, adjective

Words Nearby consociate Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use consociate in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for consociate


  1. to enter into or bring into friendly association

adjective(kənˈsəʊʃɪɪt, -ˌeɪt)
  1. associated or united

noun(kənˈsəʊʃɪɪt, -ˌeɪt)
  1. an associate or partner

Origin of consociate

C16: from Latin consociāre, from socius partner

Derived forms of consociate

  • consociation, noun

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