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consort

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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consortcon‧sort1 /ˈkɒnsɔːt $ ˈkɑːnsɔːrt/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 PGthe wife or husband of a ruler prince consort2 APMa group of people who play very old music, or the group of old-fashioned instruments they use3 in consort (with somebody)
Examples from the Corpus
consortCould mule pregnancies be interfered with by giving the mare a skin graft from her prospective donkey consort?It was over in a moment, and there she was, hooked to her consort, swinging like a pendulum!All genes fall into one of several groups that are passed on in consort.Both can take new consorts but only their daughter can be the new Everqueen.Aboard steps a busker in a perky kiss-me-quick hat with lucky heather stuck in the band, accompanied by a face-painted consort.Except for the consort song, all of these types of composition are represented somewhere among the studies presented here.
consortcon‧sort2 /kənˈsɔːt $ -ɔːrt/ verb 🔊 🔊 consort with somebody→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
consortThe two studied Catholicism for six years, but instead of joining the church, Brownson started consorting with a transcendentalist community.The solitary nights, because that was the only way he wanted to consort with her - in bed.Your status in the community will never climb to the next level as long as you consort with the Blue Fog.There were my two sisters consorting with the enemy.Opening Catholic schools was bad enough but consorting with the head of the Dublin government was entirely beyond the pale for loyalists.In loud, sepulchral tones, this vision warned James to give up war and consorting with wanton women.
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Verb table
consort
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyconsort
he, she, itconsorts
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyconsorted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave consorted
he, she, ithas consorted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad consorted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill consort
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have consorted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam consorting
he, she, itis consorting
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you, we, theyare consorting
Past
I, he, she, itwas consorting
you, we, theywere consorting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been consorting
he, she, ithas been consorting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been consorting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be consorting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been consorting
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