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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the adjective consummate:

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Definition of the adjective consummate

What does consummate mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. having or revealing supreme mastery or skill
  2. perfect and complete in every respect; having all necessary qualities
    • examples: consummate happiness | a consummate performance
    • synonym of consummate: complete
    • similar: perfect
  3. without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers

Alternative definition of the adjective consummate

adjective

  1. Complete in every detail, perfect, absolute.
  2. highly skilled and experienced; fully qualified

Definition of the verb consummate

What does consummate mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: consummated | consummating | consummates

  1. fulfill sexually
  2. make perfect; bring to perfection

Alternative definition of the verb consummate

verb

  1. [transitive] To bring (a task, project, goal etc.) to completion; to accomplish.
  2. [transitive] To make perfect, achieve, give the finishing touch
  3. [transitive] To make (a marriage) complete by engaging in first sexual intercourse.
  4. [intransitive] To become perfected, receive the finishing touch

Definition of the verb consummate for high school students

    to complete a deal; to complete a marriage ceremony through sexual intercourse
    • example: Erica and Donald consummated their agreement in the executive boardroom.

The verb consummate is considered to be a word that all college-aspiring students should know and understand, so it frequently appears on the SAT, ACT and other college admissions tests.

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Google previewDictionary of Homonyms (2007)

by David Rothwell

You might want to say that Maria Callas's performance as Gilda in Verdi's Rigoktto was consummate. On the other hand, on the day of your wedding, you might want to consummate your marriage by making love. Here the emphasis is on the ...

Google previewVocabulary Dictionary and Workbook (2006)

2,856 Words You Must Know by Mark Phillips

consummate (KON-sә-māt) vb. To consummate something is ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

had done more than any one man to consummate the ideas of the New England leaders, and to advance the progress of Revolution. Theodore Parker, Historic Americans, iv. Specifically — 2. To complete (a marriage) by ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

CONSUMMATE, v. a. fr. con- Consu'mmately, adv. ysommcr; It. Consummation, n. s. j consumare ; Ital. consumar ; Lat. consummare. To perfect ; to bring to a conclusion ; to crown the whole. Completion; accomplishment; the end of the world ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

* CONSUMMATE, adj.

Google previewThe Complete Dictionary of Bible Names (2017)

by Stelman Smith, Judson Cornwall

Consummate. Apologetics. Bible... Everything you ever need to share your faith.” “The Evidence Bible is the reservoir overflowing with everything evangelistic— powerful quotes from famous people, amazing anecdotes, sobering last words, ...

Google previewThe International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia (1915)

by James Orr

The Consummate State. — Side by side with "the future age," and characterizing it from a less formal point of view, the phrase "kingdom of God" designates the consummate state, as it will exist for believers after the judgment. Jesus, while ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge with a New Atlas of the World

had done more than any one man to consummate the ideas of the New England leaders, and to advance the progress of Revolution. Theodore Parker, Historic Americans, iv. Specifically-2. To complete (a marriage) by ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1914)

had done more than any one man to consummate the ideas of the New England leaders, and to advance the progress of Revolution. Theodore Parker, Historic Americans, iv. Specifically-2. To complete (a marriage) by ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

had done more than any one man to consummate the ideas of the New England leaders, and to advance the progress of Revolution. Theodore Parker, Historic Americans, iv. Specifically-2. To complete (a marriage) by ...

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Romance and novel paint beauty in colors more charming than nature, and describe a happiness that humans never taste. How deceptive and destructive are those pictures of consummate bliss! (Oliver Goldsmith)
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Scrabble value of C3O1N1S1U1M3M3A1T1E1

The value of this 10-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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