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consort

[ noun kon-sawrt, verb kuhn-sawrt ]
/ noun ˈkɒn sɔrt, verb kənˈsɔrt /
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noun
verb (used without object)
to associate; keep company: to consort with known criminals.
to agree or harmonize.
verb (used with object)
to associate, join, or unite.
Obsolete.
  1. to accompany; espouse.
  2. to sound in harmony.
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Origin of consort

First recorded in 1375–1425; late Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin consort- (stem of consors ) “sharer,” originally, “sharing” (adjective); see origin at con-, sort

OTHER WORDS FROM consort

con·sort·a·ble, adjectivecon·sort·er, nouncon·sor·tion, nounnon·con·sort·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for consort

consort

verb (kənˈsɔːt)
noun (ˈkɒnsɔːt)

Derived forms of consort

consortable, adjectiveconsorter, noun

Word Origin for consort

C15: from Old French, from Latin consors sharer, partner, from sors lot, fate, portion
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