[noun kon-sawrt, verb kuh n-sawrt] /noun ˈkɒn sɔrt, verb kənˈsɔrt/
a husband or wife; spouse, especially of a reigning monarch.
Compare , .
one vessel or ship accompanying another.
a companion, associate, or partner:
a confidant and consort of heads of state.
accord or agreement.
verb (used without object)
to associate; keep company:
to consort with known criminals.
to agree or harmonize.
verb (used with object)
to associate, join, or unite.
(intransitive) usually foll by with. to keep company (with undesirable people); associate
(intransitive) to agree or harmonize
(transitive) (rare) to combine or unite
the husband or wife of a reigning monarch
a partner or companion, esp a husband or wife
a ship that escorts another
early 15c., “partner,” from Middle French consort “colleague, partner, wife” (14c., Old French consorte), from Latin consortem (nominative consors) “partner, comrade; wife, brother, sister,” noun use of adjective meaning “having the same lot, of the same fortune,” from com- “with” (see com-) + sors “a share, lot” (see sort (n.)). Sense of “husband or wife” (“partner in marriage”) is 1630s in English.
1580s, from consort (n.). Related: Consorted; consorting. Confused in form and sense with concert since 1580s.
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[kon-spi-sif-ik] /ˌkɒn spɪˈsɪf ɪk/ adjective, Biology. 1. belonging to the same species. noun 2. an organism belonging to the same species as another. /ˌkɒnspɪˈsɪfɪk/ adjective 1. (of animals or plants) belonging to the same species adj. 1859, from conspecies (1837), from con- “with” + specific, here representing species (n.). From 1962 as a noun.
[kuh n-spek-tuh s] /kənˈspɛk təs/ noun, plural conspectuses. 1. a general or comprehensive view; survey. 2. a digest; summary; résumé. /kənˈspɛktəs/ noun 1. an overall view; survey 2. a summary; résumé n. 1836, from Latin conspectus “a looking at, sight, view; range or power of vision,” from past participle of conspicere “to look at” (see […]
1. (in prescriptions) dust; sprinkle.