A partner or associate.
More example sentences
- This case, which was well watched by the hospital obstetric clerk, and his consociate, Mr. Davy, was a very interesting one.
- Consociates are mutually involved in one another's biography.
- This face-to-face relationship between consociates need not be especially intimate.
late Middle English (as an adjective in the sense 'associated'): from Latin consociatus 'joined in action', from the verb consociare, from con 'together' + socius 'sharing, allied'.