consociate

verb

con·​so·​ci·​ate kən-ˈsō-sē-ˌāt How to pronounce consociate (audio)
-shē-ˌāt
consociated; consociating

transitive verb

: to bring into association

intransitive verb

: to associate especially in fellowship or partnership

Example Sentences

you'll be judged by those with whom you consociate

Word History

Etymology

Latin consociatus, past participle of consociare, from com- + socius companion — more at social

First Known Use

1566, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

Time Traveler
The first known use of consociate was in 1566

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Cite this Entry

“Consociate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/consociate. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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