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as in: consort together Define
spend time with -- especially spending leisure time with people considered undesirable; or one of the people with whom time is spent
  • He consorted with men whose virile pride it was to smoke filthy corncob pipes and to wear filthy sweaters.

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  • She consorts with criminals.
  • Queequeg never consorted at all, or but very little, with the other seamen in the inn.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick

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  • It’s that renovated old part of Brooklyn where writers and economists and all those people, some of them almost as good as the very best, consort with people who are almost as smart as the very smartest.

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as in: consort together Define
spend time with -- especially spending leisure time with people considered undesirable; or one of the people with whom time is spent
as in: her consort Define
a husband or wife -- especially of a reigning monarch
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