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CONSORT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does consort mean? 

CONSORT (noun)
  The noun CONSORT has 2 senses:

1. the husband or wife of a reigning monarch
2. a family of similar musical instrument playing together

  Familiarity information: CONSORT used as a noun is rare.


CONSORT (verb)
  The verb CONSORT has 3 senses:

1. keep company with; hang out with
2. go together
3. keep company

  Familiarity information: CONSORT used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


CONSORT (noun)


Sense 1consort [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The husband or wife of a reigning monarch

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("consort" is a kind of...):

better half; married person; mate; partner; spouse (a person's partner in marriage)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "consort"):

prince consort (a prince who is the husband of a reigning female sovereign)

Instance hyponyms:

Francoise d'Aubigne; Madame de Maintenon; Maintenon; Marquise de Maintenon (French consort of Louis XIV who secretly married the king after the death of his first wife (1635-1719))


Sense 2consort [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A family of similar musical instrument playing together

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

choir; consort

Hypernyms ("consort" is a kind of...):

set (a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used)


CONSORT (verb)


Sense 1consort [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Keep company with; hang out with

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Synonyms:

consort; assort; associate; affiliate

Context examples:

He associates with strange people / She affiliates with her colleagues

Hypernyms (to "consort" is one way to...):

interact (act together or towards others or with others)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "consort"):

ally (become an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage)

date; go out; go steady; see (date regularly; have a steady relationship with)

accompany; companion; company; keep company (be a companion to somebody)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s PP


Sense 2consort [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Go together

Classified under:

Verbs of being, having, spatial relations

Synonyms:

accord; concord; fit in; harmonise; harmonize; consort; agree

Context examples:

The colors don't harmonize / Their ideas concorded

Hypernyms (to "consort" is one way to...):

agree; check; correspond; fit; gibe; jibe; match; tally (be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "consort"):

blend; blend in; go (blend or harmonize)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s
Something is ----ing PP


Sense 3consort [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Keep company

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

consort; run

Context example:

the heifers run with the bulls to produce offspring

Hypernyms (to "consort" is one way to...):

accompany (go or travel along with)

Sentence frame:

Something is ----ing PP


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