What does consummate mean?

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)(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

    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. Annie Schulhof:

    Her performance is breathtaking and so nuanced and heartbreaking. She is one of our most consummate actresses.

  2. Gary Cohen:

    You've got a player who's been in your organization for seven years, who you valued, who you are trading clearly to bring back an important asset, and the fact that he's out there risking injury at a time when you're trying to consummate the trade is strange in itself. But for him to be that emotional and out on the field just strikes me as odd.

  3. Sarah Klein:

    The exact same people who thought Kerry Perry and Mary Bono were good ideas hired Leung, with absolutely no input from survivors, namely the bankruptcy Creditors Committee who desperately wanted a voice in the search process, and so, true to form, USAG hired a consummate insider with ties to the USOC. The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results?. USAG is officially insane.

  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. President Obama:

    Ed is defined by a deep sense of humility, he doesn't seek the spotlight, in fact he shuns it. He's the consummate quiet professional, today's ceremony is truly unique -- a rare opportunity for the American people to get a glimpse of a special breed of warrior that so often serves in the shadows.

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  • volvoer, voltrekAfrikaans
  • опитен, съвършен, абсолютен, консумирам, завършвам, довеждам докрайBulgarian
  • perfekt, vollenden, vollkommenGerman
  • consumar, consumadoSpanish
  • asti, päätös, täydellinen, loppu, viedä, äärimmäinenFinnish
  • consommer, consomméFrench
  • tökéletes, teljesHungarian
  • completare, consumato, complere, consumar, completoItalian
  • 完全な, 完璧なJapanese
  • volbrengen, volwaardig, voltooien, volslagen, consummeren, volleerd, volstrektDutch
  • wytrawny, doskonały, zakończyć, skonsumowaćPolish
  • consumadoPortuguese
  • завершить, закончить, высококвалифицированный, завершать, заканчивать, совершенный, законченный, превосходный, отпетый, виртуозныйRussian
  • fulländadSwedish
  • eksiksizTurkish
  • 完善Chinese

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