Definition of consummate verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

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     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//ˈkɒnsəmeɪt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːnsəmeɪt//
     
    (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they consummate
    BrE BrE//ˈkɒnsəmeɪt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːnsəmeɪt//
     
    he / she / it consummates
    BrE BrE//ˈkɒnsəmeɪts//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːnsəmeɪts//
     
    past simple consummated
    BrE BrE//ˈkɒnsəmeɪtɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːnsəmeɪtɪd//
     
    past participle consummated
    BrE BrE//ˈkɒnsəmeɪtɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːnsəmeɪtɪd//
     
    -ing form consummating
    BrE BrE//ˈkɒnsəmeɪtɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːnsəmeɪtɪŋ//
     
    Marriage
     
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  1. 1consummate something to make a marriage or a relationship complete by having sex The marriage lasted only a week and was never consummated. See related entries: Marriage
  2. 2consummate something to make something complete or perfect
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