Definitions for consummateˈkɒn səˌmeɪt; kənˈsʌm ɪt, ˈkɒn sə mɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

con•sum•mateˈkɒn səˌmeɪt; kənˈsʌm ɪt, ˈkɒn sə mɪt(v.; adj.)-mat•ed, -mat•ing

  1. (v.t.)to bring to a state of perfection; fulfill.

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  2. to bring to a state of completion, as an arrangement or agreement.

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  3. to complete (the union of a marriage) by the first marital sexual intercourse.

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  4. (adj.)complete or perfect; supremely skilled; superb:

    a consummate master of the violin.

  5. of the highest or most extreme degree:

    a work of consummate skill; an act of consummate savagery.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of consummate:

1400–50; late ME (adj.) < L consummātus, ptp. of consummāre to complete, bring to perfection

con′sum•ma`tor(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. consummate, masterful, masterly, virtuoso(a)(adj)

    having or revealing supreme mastery or skill

    "a consummate artist"; "consummate skill"; "a masterful speaker"; "masterful technique"; "a masterly performance of the sonata"; "a virtuoso performance"

  2. complete, consummate(adj)

    perfect and complete in every respect; having all necessary qualities

    "a complete gentleman"; "consummate happiness"; "a consummate performance"

  3. arrant(a), complete(a), consummate(a), double-dyed(a), everlasting(a), gross(a), perfect(a), pure(a), sodding(a), stark(a), staring(a), thoroughgoing(a), utter(a), unadulterated(verb)

    without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers

    "an arrant fool"; "a complete coward"; "a consummate fool"; "a double-dyed villain"; "gross negligence"; "a perfect idiot"; "pure folly"; "what a sodding mess"; "stark staring mad"; "a thoroughgoing villain"; "utter nonsense"; "the unadulterated truth"

  4. consummate(verb)

    fulfill sexually

    "consummate a marriage"

  5. consummate(verb)

    make perfect; bring to perfection

Webster Dictionary

  1. Consummate(adj)

    carried to the utmost extent or degree; of the highest quality; complete; perfect

  2. Consummate

    to bring to completion; to raise to the highest point or degree; to complete; to finish; to perfect; to achieve


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consummate(verb)

complete; perfect.

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