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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Complete in every detail, perfect; Of the highest or finest.

Watch out! You may see this word with another pronunciation and its meaning is then different.
Used as an adjective, listen here, it means: Complete in every detail, perfect; Of the highest or finest. Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To complete.

Usage examples (39)
  • As a consummate chef it was not unusual for her to attend to every detail.
  • consummate a marriage
  • A consummate artist
  • Verb (used with object) : The company consummated its deal to buy a smaller firm for more
Tutoring comment
  • ''consummate" is a heteronym, which means you may find it with different pronunciations and different meanings.
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