Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. fellowship; association; companionship

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Fellowship; association; companionship.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Fellowship; companionship.

Etymologies

Latin consortio. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The Air Force gave European consortion, EADS the $40 billion deal.

    CNN Transcript Mar 9, 2008

  • The aspects, conjunctions, and configurations of the stars, which mutually diversify, intend, or qualify their influences, are but the varieties of their nearer or farther conversation with one another, and like the consortion of men, whereby they become better or worse, and even exchange their natures.

    Christian Morals

  • Self-conversation, or to be alone, is better than such consortion.

    Christian Morals

  • WHILE others are curious in the choice of good air, and chiefly sollicitous for healthful habitations, study thou conversation, and be critical in thy consortion.

    Christian Morals

  • Nay, the mischief was yet greater; for that not only did converse and consortion with the sick give to the sound infection of cause of common death, but the mere touching of the clothes or of whatsoever other thing had been touched or used of the sick appeared of itself to communicate the malady to the toucher.

    The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio

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