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con·sum·mate

 (kŏn′sə-māt′)
tr.v. con·sum·mat·ed, con·sum·mat·ing, con·sum·mates
1.
a. To bring to completion or fruition; conclude: consummate a business transaction.
b. To realize or achieve; fulfill: a dream that was finally consummated with the publication of her first book.
2.
a. To complete (a marriage) with the first act of sexual intercourse after the ceremony.
b. To fulfill (a sexual desire or attraction) especially by intercourse.
adj. (kən-sŭm′ĭt, kŏn′sə-mət)
1. Complete or perfect in every respect: consummate happiness. See Synonyms at perfect.
2. Supremely accomplished or skilled: "Sargent was now a consummate master of brushwork" (Roberta Smith).
3. Complete; utter: a consummate bore.

[Middle English consummaten, from Latin cōnsummāre, cōnsummāt- : com-, com- + summa, sum; see sum.]

con·sum′mate·ly (kən-sŭm′ĭt-lē) adv.
con′sum·ma′tive, con·sum′ma·to′ry (-sŭm′ə-tôr′ē) adj.
con′sum·ma′tor n.

consummate

vb (tr)
1. to bring to completion or perfection; fulfil
2. (Law) to complete (a marriage) legally by sexual intercourse
adj
3. accomplished or supremely skilled: a consummate artist.
4. (prenominal) (intensifier): a consummate fool.
[C15: from Latin consummāre to complete, from summus highest, utmost]
conˈsummately adv
ˌconsumˈmation n
ˈconsumˌmative, consummatory adj
ˈconsumˌmator n

con•sum•mate

(v. ˈkɒn səˌmeɪt; adj. kənˈsʌm ɪt, ˈkɒn sə mɪt)

v. -mat•ed, -mat•ing,
adj. v.t.
1. to bring to a state of perfection; fulfill.
2. to bring to a state of completion, as an arrangement or agreement.
3. to complete (the union of a marriage) by the first marital sexual intercourse.
adj.
4. 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.
[1400–50; late Middle English (adj.) < Latin consummātus, past participle of consummāre to complete, bring to perfection]
con•sum′mate•ly, adv.
con′sum•ma`tive, con•sum•ma•to•ry (kənˈsʌm əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i) adj.
con′sum•ma`tor, n.

consummate


Past participle: consummated
Gerund: consummating

Imperative
consummate
consummate
Present
I consummate
you consummate
he/she/it consummates
we consummate
you consummate
they consummate
Preterite
I consummated
you consummated
he/she/it consummated
we consummated
you consummated
they consummated
Present Continuous
I am consummating
you are consummating
he/she/it is consummating
we are consummating
you are consummating
they are consummating
Present Perfect
I have consummated
you have consummated
he/she/it has consummated
we have consummated
you have consummated
they have consummated
Past Continuous
I was consummating
you were consummating
he/she/it was consummating
we were consummating
you were consummating
they were consummating
Past Perfect
I had consummated
you had consummated
he/she/it had consummated
we had consummated
you had consummated
they had consummated
Future
I will consummate
you will consummate
he/she/it will consummate
we will consummate
you will consummate
they will consummate
Future Perfect
I will have consummated
you will have consummated
he/she/it will have consummated
we will have consummated
you will have consummated
they will have consummated
Future Continuous
I will be consummating
you will be consummating
he/she/it will be consummating
we will be consummating
you will be consummating
they will be consummating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been consummating
you have been consummating
he/she/it has been consummating
we have been consummating
you have been consummating
they have been consummating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been consummating
you will have been consummating
he/she/it will have been consummating
we will have been consummating
you will have been consummating
they will have been consummating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been consummating
you had been consummating
he/she/it had been consummating
we had been consummating
you had been consummating
they had been consummating
Conditional
I would consummate
you would consummate
he/she/it would consummate
we would consummate
you would consummate
they would consummate
Past Conditional
I would have consummated
you would have consummated
he/she/it would have consummated
we would have consummated
you would have consummated
they would have consummated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.consummate - fulfill sexually; "consummate a marriage"
accomplish, carry out, carry through, fulfil, fulfill, action, execute - put in effect; "carry out a task"; "execute the decision of the people"; "He actioned the operation"
2.consummate - make perfect; bring to perfection
accomplish, carry out, carry through, fulfil, fulfill, action, execute - put in effect; "carry out a task"; "execute the decision of the people"; "He actioned the operation"
Adj.1.consummate - having or revealing supreme mastery or skillconsummate - 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"
skilled - having or showing or requiring special skill; "only the most skilled gymnasts make an Olympic team"; "a skilled surgeon has many years of training and experience"; "a skilled reconstruction of her damaged elbow"; "a skilled trade"
2.consummate - perfect and complete in every respect; having all necessary qualities; "a complete gentleman"; "consummate happiness"; "a consummate performance"
perfect - being complete of its kind and without defect or blemish; "a perfect circle"; "a perfect reproduction"; "perfect happiness"; "perfect manners"; "a perfect specimen"; "a perfect day"
3.consummate - 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"
unmitigated - not diminished or moderated in intensity or severity; sometimes used as an intensifier; "unmitigated suffering"; "an unmitigated horror"; "an unmitigated lie"

consummate

adjective
1. skilled, perfect, supreme, polished, superb, practised, accomplished, tasty (Brit. informal), matchless He acted the part with consummate skill.
2. complete, total, supreme, extreme, ultimate, absolute, utter, conspicuous, unqualified, deep-dyed (usually derogatory) He was a consummate liar and exaggerator.
verb
1. complete, finish, achieve, conclude, perform, perfect, carry out, crown, fulfil, end, accomplish, effectuate, put the tin lid on No one has yet been able to consummate a deal.
complete start, begin, initiate, conceive, originate, commence, get under way, inaugurate

consummate

verb
To bring or come to a natural or proper end:
adjective
1. Supremely excellent in quality or nature:
Translations
تام، كامِليُكْمِل، يُتِم، يُنْجِز
dokončitdovršitperfektníprovedenýúplný
fuldbyrdetfuldendeperfekt
äärimmäinenastiloppupäätöstäydellinen
teljestökéletes
fullkominnuppfylla
完全な完璧な
išbaigtasištobulintitobulastobulybė
izkoptsperfektspilnīgspilnveidot
mükemmeltamamtamamlamak

consummate

A. [kənˈsʌmɪt] ADJconsumado; [skill] → sumo
B. [ˈkɒnsʌmeɪt] VTconsumar

consummate

[ˈkɒnsəmeɪt]
vt
[+ marriage] → consommer
[+ achievement, deal] → accomplir
adj [ˈkɒnsʌmət]
(= supreme) [skill, ease] → parfait(e)
(= skilled) [professional, politician] → accompli(e), consommé(e); [artist, actor] → accompli(e), consommé(e)

consummate

adj skill, follyvollendet, vollkommen; politicianunübertrefflich; with consummate easemit spielender Leichtigkeit
vt marriagevollziehen

consummate

[adj kənˈsʌmɪt; vb ˈkɒnsəˌmeɪt]
1. adjconsumato/a, abile
with consummate ease → con estrema facilità
2. vt (marriage) → consumare

consummate

(ˈkonsəmeit) verb
to complete or fulfil.
(-mət) adjective
complete; perfect.
ˌconsumˈmation noun
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