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consort

noun (1)

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1 a usually small number of persons considered as a unit
  • a consort of doctors attended the case

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2 an organized group of singers
  • hired a consort of madrigal singers to perform at the wedding reception

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consort

noun (2)

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the person to whom another is married
  • it is the queen's eldest son and not her consort who is next in line for the throne

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consort

verb

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1 to come or be together as friends
  • at college she began consorting with drug users, eventually becoming an addict herself

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2 to form a pleasing relationship
  • the restaurant's sophisticated menu consorts seamlessly with its sleek, modern ambience

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The first known use of consort was in the 15th century

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“Consort.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/consort. Accessed 27 Feb. 2020.

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