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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·sort /ˈkɑnˌsɔrt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·sort n.
 1. One who shares the lot of another; a companion; a partner; especially, a wife or husband.
 He single chose to live, and shunned to wed,
 Well pleased to want a consort of his bed.   --Dryden.
    The consort of the queen has passed from this troubled sphere.   --Thakeray.
    The snow-white gander, invariably accompanied by his darker consort.   --Darwin.
 2. Naut. A ship keeping company with another.
 3. Concurrence; conjunction; combination; association; union. “By Heaven's consort.” --Fuller. “Working in consort.” --Hare.
    Take it singly, and it carries an air of levity; but, in consort with the rest, has a meaning quite different.   --Atterbury.
 4.  An assembly or association of persons; a company; a group; a combination. [Obs.]
 In one consort' there sat
 Cruel revenge and rancorous despite,
 Disloyal treason, and heart-burning hate.   --Spenser.
    Lord, place me in thy consort.   --Herbert.
 5.  Harmony of sounds; concert, as of musical instruments. [Obs.]
 To make a sad consort';
 Come, let us join our mournful song with theirs.   --Spenser.
 Prince consort, the husband of a queen regnant.
 Queen consort, the wife of a king, as distinguished from a queen regnant, who rules alone, and a queen dowager, the window of a king.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·sort v. i. [imp. & p. p. Consorted; p. pr. & vb. n. Consorting.] To unite or to keep company; to associate; -- used with with.
    Which of the Grecian chiefs consorts with thee?   --Dryden.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·sort, v. t.
 1. To unite or join, as in affection, harmony, company, marriage, etc.; to associate.
    He with his consorted Eve.   --Milton.
 For all that pleasing is to living ears
 Was there consorted in one harmony.   --Spenser.
    He begins to consort himself with men.   --Locke.
 2. To attend; to accompany. [Obs.]
 Thou, wretched boy, that didst consort him here,
 Shalt with him hence.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the husband or wife of a reigning monarch
      2: a family of similar musical instrument playing together
         [syn: choir]
      v 1: keep company with; hang out with; "He associates with
           strange people"; "She affiliates with her colleagues"
           [syn: associate, affiliate, assort]
      2: go together; "The colors don't harmonize"; "Their ideas
         concorded" [syn: harmonize, harmonise, accord, concord,
          fit in, agree]
      3: keep company; "the heifers run with the bulls ot produce
         offspring" [syn: run]