What does consort mean? consort. Noun 1. The spouse of a monarch. 2. A husband, wife, companion or partner. 3. A ship accompanying another. 4. (uncountable) ; Association or partnership. 5. A group or company, especially of musicians playing the same type of instrument. 6. (obsolete) ; Harmony of sounds; concert, as of musical instruments. consort. Verb 1. (intransitive) ; To associate or keep company. 2. (intransitive) ; To be in agreement. 3. (intransitive) ; To associate or unite in company with.