[ kuhn-soh-see-ey-shuhn, -shee- ]
See synonyms for consociation on
  1. the act of uniting in association.

  2. an association of churches or religious orders.

  1. Ecology. a climax community in which a single species is dominant.

Origin of consociation

1585–95; <Latin consociātiōn-, stem of consociātiō an associating; see consociate, -ion

Words Nearby consociation Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use consociation in a sentence

  • So that if this consociation of churches be called a church, it must be either equivocally or in a human sense.

    A Christian Directory | Baxter Richard
  • But a consociation of churches hath no particular head as such, of divine institution, to constitute and govern them as one.

    A Christian Directory | Baxter Richard
  • Of the effect and purpose of this consociation no very definite explanation has so far been given to me.

    The Manbos of Mindano | John M. Garvan