Complete Definition of "consummate"

English

Etymology 1
Probably from L. consumere.

Pronunciation
AHD: kÅn'syoÍomÉt or kÉn'sÅ­mÄ­t
IPA: (RP): /ËkÉnsjÊmÉt/ or /kÉnËsÊmɪt/; (US): /ËkÉnsÉmÉt/ or /kÉnËsÊmɪt/
SAMPA: (RP): /<tt>"[email protected]</tt>/ or /<tt>[email protected]"sVmIt</tt>/; (US): /<tt>"[email protected]@t</tt>/ or /<tt>[email protected]"sVmIt</tt>/
audio|en-us-consummate-adj.ogg|Audio (US)

Adjective
en-adj

  1. Complete, perfect, absolute.

#:Always the consummate gentleman, he always knows how to treat a woman.

Synonyms
(complete): absolute, complete, perfect, sheer, total, utter

Translations
rfc-level|Translations at L3+ (AutoFormat? would have corrected level of Synonyms)
Chinese: å®ç¾ (wánmÄi)
Russian: законÑеннÑй, ÑовеÑÑеннÑй, пÑевоÑÑоднÑй, вÑÑококвалиÑиÑиÑованнÑй; виÑÑÑознÑй, законÑеннÑй, оÑпеÑÑй (the consummate hypocrite â законÑеннÑй лиÑемеÑ)

Etymology 2
unknown

Pronunciation
AHD: (RP): kÅn'syoÍomÄt; (US): kÅn'sÉmÄt
IPA: (RP): /ËkÉnsjÊmeɪt/ (US): /ËkÉnsÉmeɪt/
SAMPA: (RP): /<tt>"kQnsjUmeIt</tt>/; (US): /<tt>"[email protected]</tt>/
audio|en-us-consummate-verb.ogg|Audio (US)

Verb
en-verb|consummat|ing

  1. To bring to completion (a task, project, goal, etc.).
  2. To make (a marriage) binding by engaging in sexual intercourse.

#:After the reception, he escorted her to the honeymoon suite to consummate their marriage.

Synonyms
(bring to completion): complete, finish, round off

Translations
Russian: делаÑÑ ÑовеÑÑеннÑм, доводиÑÑ Ð´Ð¾ ÑовеÑÑенÑÑва, ÑовеÑÑенÑÑвоваÑÑÑÑ, заканÑиваÑÑ

Category:English heteronyms

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