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

transitive verb

: to bring into association

intransitive verb

: to associate especially in fellowship or partnership

Examples of consociate in a Sentence

you'll be judged by those with whom you consociate

Word History


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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