consummate VERB 1) make (a marriage or relationship) complete by having sexual intercourse. 2) complete (a transaction).
ADJECTIVE showing great skill and flair.
DERIVATIVES consummately adverb consummation noun consummator noun.
ORIGIN Latin consummare 'bring to completion' .

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  • Consummately — Con*sum mate*ly, adv. In a consummate manner; completely. T. Warton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • consummately — adverb see consummate I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • consummately — See consummate. * * * …   Universalium

  • consummately — adverb In a consummate manner …   Wiktionary

  • consummately — adv. completely, thoroughly; perfectly, totally, in a faultless manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • consummately — con·sum·mate·ly …   English syllables

  • consummately — adverb see consummate I …   Useful english dictionary

  • consummate — consummately, adv. consummative, consummatory /keuhn sum euh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. consummator, n. v. /kon seuh mayt /; adj. /keuhn sum it, kon seuh mit/, v., consummated, consummating, adj. v.t. 1. to bring to a state of perfection; fulfill …   Universalium

  • consummate — consummates, consummating, consummated (The adjective is pronounced [[t]kɒ̱nsʌmət[/t]]. The verb is pronounced [[t]kɒ̱nsəmeɪt[/t]].) 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n You use consummate to describe someone who is extremely skilful. [FORMAL] He acted the… …   English dictionary

  • consummate — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English consummat fulfilled, from Latin consummatus, past participle of consummare to sum up, finish, from com + summa sum Date: 1527 1. complete in every detail ; perfect 2. extremely skilled and accomplished < a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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