On month after the deal was consummated, the combined company had a market value of just $39 billion.
Thanks to the Internet, we have relationships that satisfy our needs but don't have to be consummated in person.
There was a lot of speculation at the time about whether the long-term agreement could really be consummated.
But, to the possibly erroneous taste of the present taster, it does not seem to be a consummated consommé.
The swindle was consummated, but there is no whisper of the disposition of the spoils.
By another act, America has consummated the long-delayed treaty with Great Britain for the suppression of the slave-trade.
By steaming, the initial process of the Moist-air kiln has been consummated.
The marriage contracted and consummated, many sons were born to him.
What has become of the chamber of the chancellery, where Saint Louis consummated his marriage?
Our union is to be consummated at an early date in this dear spot.
1640s, "perfected," past participle adjective from consummate (v.). Of marriage, from 1709; earlier consummate (adj.) was used in this sense (1530s).
mid-15c., from Latin consummatus "perfected, complete," past participle of consummare "sum up, complete" (see consummation). Of persons, "accomplished, very qualified," from 1640s. Related: Consummately.
1520s, "to bring to completion," from Latin consummatus, past participle of consummare "to sum up, make up, complete, finish" (see consummation). Meaning "to bring a marriage to completion" (by sexual intercourse) is from 1530s. Related: Consummated; consummating.