Consonant

Definition of Consonant

Con´so`nant
a.1.Having agreement; congruous; consistent; according; - usually followed by with or to.
Each one pretends that his opinion . . . is consonant to the words there used.
- Bp. Beveridge.
That where much is given there shall be much required is a thing consonant with natural equity.
- Dr. H. More.
2.Having like sounds.
Consonant words and syllables.
- Howell.
3.(Mus.) harmonizing together; accordant; as, consonant tones, consonant chords.
4.Of or pertaining to consonants; made up of, or containing many, consonants.
No Russian whose dissonant consonant name
Almost shatters to fragments the trumpet of fame.
- T. Moore.
n.1.An articulate sound which in utterance is usually combined and sounded with an open sound called a vowel; a member of the spoken alphabet other than a vowel; also, a letter or character representing such a sound.

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