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- (UK) enPR: kŏn'syo͝omət, kən'sŭmĭt, IPA(key): /ˈkɒnsjʊmət/, /kənˈsʌmɪt/
- (US) enPR: kən'sŭmĭt, IPA(key): /ˈkɑnsəmət/, /kənˈsʌmɪt/
Audio (US) (file)
- (UK) enPR: kŏn'syo͝omāt, IPA(key): /ˈkɒnsjʊmeɪt/
- (US) enPR: kŏn'səmāt, IPA(key): /ˈkɑnsəmeɪt/
Audio (US) (file)
- Complete in every detail, perfect, absolute.
- A man of perfect and consummate virtue.
- 1900, Guy Wetmore Carryl, "The Singular Sangfroid of Baby Bunting",
- Belinda Bellonia Bunting//Behaved like a consummate loon
- 1880, Georges Bernard Shaw, The Irrational Knot, Chapter VII,
- […] Marmaduke, who had the consummate impudence to reply that […]
- highly skilled and experienced; fully qualified
complete, perfect, absolute
highly skilled and experienced
- (transitive) To bring (a task, project, goal etc.) to completion; to accomplish.
- (transitive) To make perfect, achieve, give the finishing touch
- (transitive) To make (a marriage) complete by engaging in first sexual intercourse.
- After the reception, he escorted her to the honeymoon suite to consummate their marriage.
- (intransitive) To become perfected, receive the finishing touch
to bring something to completion
to make (a marriage) complete by engaging in first sexual intercourse
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- consummate in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- consummate in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
- second-person plural present active imperative of consummō