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con·so·ci·ate

 (kən-sō′shē-āt′)
tr. & intr.v. con·so·ci·at·ed, con·so·ci·at·ing, con·so·ci·ates
To bring or come into friendly or cooperative association.
adj. (-ĭt)
Associated; united.
n. (-ĭt)
An associate or partner.

[Latin cōnsociāre, cōnsociāt-, to associate : com-, com- + sociāre, to associate (from socius, companion; see sekw- in Indo-European roots).]

consociate

vb
to enter into or bring into friendly association
adj
associated or united
n
an associate or partner
[C16: from Latin consociāre, from socius partner]
conˌsociˈation n
conˌsociˈational adj

as•so•ci•ate

(v. əˈsoʊ ʃiˌeɪt, -si-; n., adj., -ɪt, -ˌeɪt)

v. -at•ed, -at•ing,
n., adj. v.t.
1. to connect or bring into relation in thought, feeling, memory, etc.: to associate rainy days with depression.
2. to align or commit (oneself) as a companion, partner, or colleague.
3. to unite; combine: coal associated with shale.
v.i.
4. to keep company as a friend, companion, or ally.
5. to join together as partners or colleagues.
6. to enter into union; unite.
n.
7. a person who shares actively in an enterprise; partner; colleague; coworker.
8. a companion; comrade.
9. anything usu. accompanying or associated with another; accompaniment; concomitant.
10. a person admitted to a subordinate degree of membership in an association or institution.
adj.
11. connected, joined, or related, esp. as a companion or colleague; having equal or nearly equal responsibility.
12. having subordinate status; without full rights and privileges: an associate member.
13. allied; concomitant.
[1400–50; < Latin associātus, past participle of associāre to join <as- as- + sociāre to attach <socius companion (compare social)]
as•so′ci•ate•ship`, n.
syn: See acquaintance.

consociate


Past participle: consociated
Gerund: consociating

Imperative
consociate
consociate
Present
I consociate
you consociate
he/she/it consociates
we consociate
you consociate
they consociate
Preterite
I consociated
you consociated
he/she/it consociated
we consociated
you consociated
they consociated
Present Continuous
I am consociating
you are consociating
he/she/it is consociating
we are consociating
you are consociating
they are consociating
Present Perfect
I have consociated
you have consociated
he/she/it has consociated
we have consociated
you have consociated
they have consociated
Past Continuous
I was consociating
you were consociating
he/she/it was consociating
we were consociating
you were consociating
they were consociating
Past Perfect
I had consociated
you had consociated
he/she/it had consociated
we had consociated
you had consociated
they had consociated
Future
I will consociate
you will consociate
he/she/it will consociate
we will consociate
you will consociate
they will consociate
Future Perfect
I will have consociated
you will have consociated
he/she/it will have consociated
we will have consociated
you will have consociated
they will have consociated
Future Continuous
I will be consociating
you will be consociating
he/she/it will be consociating
we will be consociating
you will be consociating
they will be consociating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been consociating
you have been consociating
he/she/it has been consociating
we have been consociating
you have been consociating
they have been consociating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been consociating
you will have been consociating
he/she/it will have been consociating
we will have been consociating
you will have been consociating
they will have been consociating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been consociating
you had been consociating
he/she/it had been consociating
we had been consociating
you had been consociating
they had been consociating
Conditional
I would consociate
you would consociate
he/she/it would consociate
we would consociate
you would consociate
they would consociate
Past Conditional
I would have consociated
you would have consociated
he/she/it would have consociated
we would have consociated
you would have consociated
they would have consociated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.consociate - bring or come into association or actionconsociate - bring or come into association or action; "The churches consociated to fight their dissolution"
unite, unify - act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief
walk - be or act in association with; "We must walk with our dispossessed brothers and sisters"; "Walk with God"
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