One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘Queen Victoria and her consort, Prince Albert’
partner, companion, mate, helpmate, helpmeet
spouse, husband, wife
1‘my husband never consorted with other women’
associate, keep company, mix, mingle, go around, spend time, socialize, fraternize, have dealings, rub shoulders
North American rub elbows
informal hobnob, run around, hang around, hang round, hang out, knock about, knock around, pal around, chum around, be thick
British informal hang about
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