consort

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (noun)
  • (verb)

Noun[change]

Singular
consort

Plural
consorts

  1. (countable) A consort is the spouse of a monarch.
  2. (uncountable) A consort is an association or partnership.
  3. A consort is a small group of musicians playing the same type of instrument.

Verb[change]

Plain form
consort

Third-person singular
consorts

Past tense
consorted

Past participle
consorted

Present participle
consorting

  1. If you are consorting with a person or company, you spend a lot of time with them.
    They claimed he had been consorting with drug dealers.

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