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Definition 1: a family of similar musical instrument playing together - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for consort in the sense of this definition

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

"a set of books" "a set of golf clubs" "a set of teeth"

Definition 2: the husband or wife of a reigning monarch - [noun denoting person]

(consort is a kind of ...) a person's partner in marriage

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

(... is an instance of consort) French consort of Louis XIV who secretly married the king after the death of his first wife (1635-1719)

Definition 3: keep company - [verb of motion]

Samples where consort or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the heifers run with the bulls to produce offspring

Synonyms for consort in the sense of this definition

(consort is a kind of ...) go or travel along with

"The nurse accompanied the old lady everywhere"

Samples where consort or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He associates with strange people
  • She affiliates with her colleagues

Synonyms for consort in the sense of this definition

(consort is a kind of ...) act together or towards others or with others

"He should interact more with his colleagues"

(... is a kind of consort ) become an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage

"He allied himself with the Communists"

(... is a kind of consort ) date regularly; have a steady relationship with

"Did you know that she is seeing an older man?" "He is dating his former wife again!"

(... is a kind of consort ) be a companion to somebody

Definition 5: go together - [verb of stative]

Samples where consort or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The colors don't harmonize
  • Their ideas concorded

Synonyms for consort in the sense of this definition

(consort has a similar meaning as ...) be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics

"The two stories don't agree in many details" "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check" "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"

(... is a kind of consort ) be co-ordinated

"These activities coordinate well"

(... is a kind of consort ) blend or harmonize

"This flavor will blend with those in your dish" "This sofa won't go with the chairs"

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