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Consummate \Con"sum*mate\ (k[o^]n"s[u^]m*m[=a]t or k[o^]n*s[u^]m"m[=a]t; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Consummated (k[o^]n"s[u^]m*m[=a]`t[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. Consummating (k[o^]n"s[u^]m*m[=a]`t[i^]ng).] To bring to completion; to raise to the highest point or degree; to complete; to finish; to perfect; to achieve.

To consummate this business happily.


vb. (present participle of consummate English)

Usage examples of "consummating".

I passed a cruel night, for as soon as I fell asleep I was in your arms, and I awoke again and again on the point of consummating the greatest of crimes.

She sensed that she and her husband would be consummating their marriage soon, and she wanted no guilty secrets between them.

The consummating death I show unto you, which becometh a stimulus and promise to the living.

His death, dieth the consummating one triumphantly, surrounded by hoping and promising ones.

Niobe knew she could not send him away to college without consummating the marriage.

Would they have succeeded in consummating the marriage if she had been more alert to the problem?