consociate
verb (-ated; -ating) Etymology: Latin consociatus, past participle of consociare, from com- + socius companion — more at social Date: 1566 transitive verb to bring into association intransitive verb to associate especially in fellowship or partnership

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  • Consociate — Con*so ci*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Consociated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Consociating}.] 1. To bring into alliance, confederacy, or relationship; to bring together; to join; to unite. [R.] [1913 Webster] Join pole to pole, consociate severed worlds.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Consociate — Con*so ci*ate, n. [L. consociatus, p. p. of consociare to associate, unite; con + sociare to join, unite. See {Social}.] An associate; an accomplice. [Archaic] Wicked consociates. Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Consociate — Con*so ci*ate, v. i. 1. To be allied, confederated, or associated; to coalescence. [R.] Bentley. [1913 Webster] 2. To form an ecclesiastical consociation. [U.S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • consociate — I noun abettor, accessory, accomplice, adherent, adjunct, adjutant, aide, ally, assistant, associate, attendant, auxiliary, coadjutor, cohelper, cohort, collaborator, colleague, comate, companion, comrade, confederate, confidant, confrere,… …   Law dictionary

  • consociate — [kən sō′shē āt΄; ] also, for n. [, kən sō′shēit] n. [ME consociat < L consociatus, pp. of consociare, to share with, join < com , with + sociare, to join: see SOCIABLE] Rare an associate vt., vi. consociated, consociating to join together;… …   English World dictionary

  • consociate — adj., n. /keuhn soh shee it, ayt , see /; v. /keuhn soh shee ayt , see /, adj., n., v.i., consociated, consociating. associate. [1425 75; late ME (adj.) < L consociatus (ptp. of consociare to bring into partnership), equiv. to con CON + soci(us)… …   Universalium

  • consociate — con•so•ci•ate adj., n. [[t]kənˈsoʊ ʃi ɪt, ˌeɪt, si [/t]] v. [[t] ˌeɪt[/t]] adj. n. v. i. at•ed, at•ing associate • Etymology: 1425–75; late ME (adj.) < L consociātus, ptp. of consociāre to bring into partnership …   From formal English to slang

  • consociate — verb (i) /kənˈsoʊʃieɪt/ (say kuhn sohsheeayt) (consociated, consociating) 1. → associate. 2. (of organisations such as churches, academic institutions, etc.) to associate. –noun /kənˈsoʊʃiət/ (say kuhn sohsheeuht), / ʃət/ (say shuht) 3. →… …   Australian English dictionary

  • consociate — verb bring or come into association or action The churches consociated to fight their dissolution • Syn: ↑associate • Derivationally related forms: ↑associable (for: ↑associate), ↑association ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • consociate in crime — index coconspirator Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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