verb (used with object), con·sol·i·dat·ed, con·sol·i·dat·ing.
verb (used without object), con·sol·i·dat·ed, con·sol·i·dat·ing.
- console game,
- console table,
- consolidated fund,
- consolidated school,
- consolidation loan
Origin of consolidate
Examples from the Web for consolidate
We eliminated him because we just needed to consolidate for film.
“We must consolidate, but not for wars or conflicts, but for hard work in the name of Russia and for Russia,” he said.Putin’s “Humanitarian” Convoy Nears Ukraine, APCs Cross in Secret|Anna Nemtsova|August 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He wants to consolidate services, closing police and fire stations if necessary.
As U.S. soldiers left Iraq at the end of 2011, Maliki then began to consolidate his power.
The Crimea issue has helped the pro-Russian factions to organize and consolidate.
They perform important offices, although they are not the materials to rear and consolidate the edifice of thought.On the Nature of Thought|John Haslam
He has gained control of the company and is going to consolidate with the Springfield concern.Randy of the River|Horatio Alger Jr.
Meanwhile, I checked almost hourly with Survey Section, hoping for good news to consolidate the improved morale situation.Greylorn|John Keith Laumer
Remain on your world; consolidate; cultivate the fruits of your civilization as it is, but do not go forward.Warlord of Kor|Terry Gene Carr
The policy pretty much all over Ireland was to clean out the population and consolidate a thousand small farms into one large one.Nasby in Exile|David R. Locke
Word Origin for consolidate
1510s, "to compact into one body," from Latin consolidatus, past participle of consolidare "to make solid," from com- "together" (see com-) + solidare "to make solid" (see solid). Meaning "to make firm or strong" is from mid-16c. Related: Consolidatedconsolidating.