from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To bring or come into friendly or cooperative association.
- adj. Associated; united.
- n. An associate or partner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An associate; an accomplice.
- transitive v. To bring into alliance, confederacy, or relationship; to bring together; to join; to unite.
- transitive v. To unite in an ecclesiastical consociation.
- intransitive v. To be allied, confederated, or associated; to coalescence.
- intransitive v. To form an ecclesiastical consociation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To unite; join; associate; connect.
- In New England, to bring together in an assembly or convention, as pastors and messengers or delegates of Congregational churches.
- To unite; come together; coalesce.
- In New England, to unite or meet in a body forming a consociation of churches. See consociation, 2.
- n. An associate; a partner; a companion; a confederate.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. bring or come into association or action
Authorities consociate by failing to fulfill their duties.
That's Adoro and I on our way to a consociate retreat at St. Kate's.
Moreouer who can saye the contrarie, but that such women as put their children from them, deliuering them to bee nourced of other, doe cut of, naye, rather doe wype awaye and extinguyshe, that bande and increase of mynde and affection, that doeth consociate and ioyne in nature, the parentes towarde their children.
[Sidenote: What is ver - tue.] can be consociate or vnited, for, vertue is a singuler meane, or Mediocrite in any good enterprise or facte, with order and reason finished.
A booke called the Foundacion of Rhetorike because all other partes of Rhetorike are grounded thereupon, euery parte sette forthe in an Oracion vpon questions, verie profitable to bee knowen and redde
Freedom, as the English now rule the Indies, and in time are destined, consociate with the French, to rule
I niver could find in me heart to consociate wid them consaited commissioners -- though there was wan or two of 'em as was desarvin 'o' the three stripes.
One of his earliest observations was that white children should know their ages, while the colored children were ignorant of theirs; and the songs of the slaves grated on his inmost soul, because a something told him that harmony in sound, and music of the spirit, could not consociate with miserable degradation.
One of his earliest observations was that white chlldren should know their ages, while the colored children were ignorant of theirs; and the songs of the slaves grated on his inmost soul, because a something told him that harmony in sound, and music of the spirit, could not consociate with miserable degradation.
I was quite successful with my rifle, and, by degrees, became much attached to the versatile life of lordly independence consociate with the loneliness of my situation.
In cases of matrimony, in which the internal affections do not conjoin, there are external affections, which assume a semblance of the internal, and tend to consociate, n.