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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Consort  \Con*sort"\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  unite  or  join  as  in  affection,  harmony,  company, 
  marriage,  etc.;  to  associate. 
 
  He  with  his  consorted  Eve.  --Milton. 
 
  For  all  that  pleasing  is  to  living  ears  Was  there 
  consorted  in  one  harmony.  --Spenser. 
 
  He  begins  to  consort  himself  with  men.  --Locke. 
 
  2.  To  attend;  to  accompany.  [Obs.] 
 
  Thou,  wretched  boy,  that  didst  consort  him  here 
  Shalt  with  him  hence  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  He  single  chose  to  live,  and  shunned  to  wed,  Well 
  pleased  to  want  a  consort  of  his  bed.  --Dryden. 
 
  The  consort  of  the  queen  has  passed  from  this 
  troubled  sphere.  --Thakeray. 
 
  The  snow-white  gander,  invariably  accompanied  by  his 
  darker  consort.  --Darwin. 
 
  2.  (Naut.)  A  ship  keeping  company  with  another. 
 
  3.  Concurrence;  conjunction;  combination;  association;  union. 
  ``By  Heaven's  consort.''  --Fuller.  ``Working  in  consort.'' 
  --Hare. 
 
  Take  it  singly,  and  it  carries  an  air  of  levity; 
  but  in  consort  with  the  rest,  has  a  meaning  quite 
  different.  --Atterbury. 
 
  4.  [LL.  consortium.]  An  assembly  or  association  of  persons;  a 
  company;  a  group  a  combination.  [Obs.] 
 
  In  one  consort'  there  sat  Cruel  revenge  and 
  rancorous  despite,  Disloyal  treason,  and 
  heart-burning  hate.  --Spenser. 
 
  Lord,  place  me  in  thy  consort.  --Herbert. 
 
  5.  [Perh.  confused  with  concert.]  Harmony  of  sounds;  concert, 
  as  of  musical  instruments.  [Obs.]  --Milton. 
 
  To  make  a  sad  consort';  Come  let  us  join  our 
  mournful  song  with  theirs  --Spenser. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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 
 
  Which  of  the  Grecian  chiefs  consorts  with  thee? 
  --Dryden. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  consort 
  n  1:  a  person's  partner  in  marriage  [syn:  {spouse},  {partner},  {married 
  person},  {mate}] 
  2:  a  family  of  similar  musical  instrument  playing  together 
  [syn:  {choir}] 
  v  1:  keep  company  with  hang  out  with  "He  associates  with 
  strange  people";  "She  affiliates  with  her  colleagues" 
  [syn:  {associate},  {affiliate},  {assort}] 
  2:  go  together;  "The  colors  don't  harmonize"  [syn:  {harmonize}, 
  {accord},  {fit  in},  {agree}] 
  3:  keep  company;  of  male  animals  [syn:  {run}] 




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