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consort
used in Romeo and Juliet

6 uses
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Definition
spend time with — especially spending leisure time with people considered undesirable; or one of the people with whom time is spent
  •   Come, he hath hid himself among these trees,
      To be consorted with the humorous night:
      Blind is his love, and best befits the dark.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — An open place adjoining Capulet's Garden (77% in)
consorted = spending time together
  • Mercutio, thou consortest with Romeo,— Mercutio.
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — A public Place (23% in)
  • consortest = keeps company

    (Editor's note:  Today, the suffix "-est" is dropped, so that where they said "Thou consortest" in older English, today we say "You consort.")
  • Consort! what, dost thou make us minstrels?
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — A public Place (23% in)
  • consort = keep company with
  • Zounds, consort!
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — A public Place (25% in)
  • consort = spend time together

    (editor's note:  Zounds was an exclamation of that time used to express indignation, anger, or surprise.)
  • Thou, wretched boy, that didst consort him here, Shalt with him hence.
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — A public Place (66% in)
  • consort = accompany
  • Who is it that consorts, so late, the dead?
    5.3 — Act 5 Scene 3 — A churchyard; in it a Monument.... (40% in)
consorts = keeps company
There are no more uses of "consort" in Romeo and Juliet.

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