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Definitions for consummate
ˈkɒn səˌmeɪt; kənˈsʌm ɪt, ˈkɒn sə mɪtcon·sum·mate

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    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, consummateadjective

    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), unadulteratedverb

    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. consummateverb

    fulfill sexually

    "consummate a marriage"

  5. consummateverb

    make perfect; bring to perfection

Webster Dictionary

  1. Consummateadjective

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

    Etymology: [L. consummatus, p. p. or consummare to accomplish, sum up; con- + summa sum. See Sum.]

  2. Consummate

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

    Etymology: [L. consummatus, p. p. or consummare to accomplish, sum up; con- + summa sum. See Sum.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Consummate

    kon′sum-āt, or kon-sum′āt, v.t. to raise to the highest point: to perfect or finish: to make marriage legally complete by sexual intercourse.—adj. complete, supreme, perfect of its kind.—adv. Consumm′ately, perfectly.—n. Consummā′tion, act of completing: perfection: conclusion of life or of the universe: the subsequent intercourse which makes a marriage legally valid.—adj. Consumm′ative.—n. Con′summator.—adj. Consumm′atory. [L. consummare, to perfect—con, with, and summus, highest, perfect.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of consummate in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of consummate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of consummate in a Sentence

  1. Rich Repetto:

    He's been a visionary in the exchange world and a consummate deal maker.

  2. Brad Furman:

    Johnny Depp is a consummate professional, great collaborator and a supporter of other artists, he always treats the crew and people around him with the utmost respect. Movies can be stressful, and nonevents often become exaggerated. We all love stories — there isn’t one here.

  3. Vern Buchanan:

    Gary was the consummate professional and a true public servant in every sense of the word, he touched so many lives and was loved and respected by those who knew him. I will never forget his uplifting spirit, sense of humor and sheer joy at helping others.

  4. Golden State:

    We're shocked and saddened with the death of Clifford Robinson at the much-too-young age of 53, clifford was the consummate professional who loved the game and played with an incredible sense of both joy and intensity during his outstanding 18-year career, including two seasons with the Warriors. We extend our thoughts and prayers to the family and friends of.

  5. Mike Rogers:

    What we've heard today when it comes to basing, when it comes to the visas for these people who've helped us, when it comes to training the Afghan forces going forward, we're hearing,' we're working on it,' i'm of the opinion this should've been resolved before you announced you were leaving... Before we consummate this withdrawal, we need to have it worked out, and have these things resolved.

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  • volvoer, voltrekAfrikaans
  • абсолютен, консумирам, съвършен, завършвам, опитен, довеждам докрайBulgarian
  • vollkommen, vollenden, perfektGerman
  • consumado, consumarSpanish
  • asti, täydellinen, viedä, päätös, loppu, äärimmäinenFinnish
  • consommer, consomméFrench
  • teljes, tökéletesHungarian
  • consumar, consumato, complere, completo, completareItalian
  • 完璧な, 完全なJapanese
  • volleerd, consummeren, volstrekt, voltooien, volbrengen, volslagen, volwaardigDutch
  • zakończyć, skonsumować, doskonały, wytrawnyPolish
  • consumadoPortuguese
  • завершать, завершить, закончить, виртуозный, высококвалифицированный, заканчивать, совершенный, законченный, превосходный, отпетыйRussian
  • fulländadSwedish
  • eksiksizTurkish
  • 完善Chinese

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