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CONSUMMATE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does consummate mean? 

CONSUMMATE (adjective)
  The adjective CONSUMMATE has 3 senses:

1. having or revealing supreme mastery or skill
2. perfect and complete in every respect; having all necessary qualities
3. without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers

  Familiarity information: CONSUMMATE used as an adjective is uncommon.


CONSUMMATE (verb)
  The verb CONSUMMATE has 2 senses:

1. fulfill sexually
2. make perfect; bring to perfection

  Familiarity information: CONSUMMATE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CONSUMMATE (adjective)


Sense 1consummate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Having or revealing supreme mastery or skill

Synonyms:

consummate; masterful; masterly; virtuoso

Context examples:

a consummate artist / consummate skill / a masterful speaker / masterful technique / a masterly performance of the sonata / a virtuoso performance

Similar:

skilled (having or showing or requiring special skill)


Sense 2consummate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Perfect and complete in every respect; having all necessary qualities

Synonyms:

consummate; complete

Context examples:

a complete gentleman / consummate happiness / a consummate performance

Similar:

perfect (being complete of its kind and without defect or blemish)


Sense 3consummate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers

Synonyms:

arrant; utter; double-dyed; sodding; unadulterated; thoroughgoing; staring; pure; perfect; everlasting; consummate; stark; complete; gross

Context examples:

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

Similar:

unmitigated (not diminished or moderated in intensity or severity; sometimes used as an intensifier)


CONSUMMATE (verb)


Sense 1consummate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Fulfill sexually

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

Context example:

consummate a marriage

Hypernyms (to "consummate" is one way to...):

accomplish; action; carry out; carry through; execute; fulfil; fulfill (put in effect)

"Consummate" entails doing...:

bang; be intimate; bed; bonk; do it; eff; fuck; get it on; get laid; have a go at it; have intercourse; have it away; have it off; have sex; hump; jazz; know; lie with; love; make love; make out; roll in the hay; screw; sleep with (have sexual intercourse with)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 2consummate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make perfect; bring to perfection

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

Hypernyms (to "consummate" is one way to...):

accomplish; action; carry out; carry through; execute; fulfil; fulfill (put in effect)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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