[ kon-suh b-stan-shee-eyt ]
/ ˌkɒn səbˈstæn ʃiˌeɪt /

verb (used without object), con·sub·stan·ti·at·ed, con·sub·stan·ti·at·ing.

to profess the doctrine of consubstantiation.
to become united in one common substance or nature.

verb (used with object), con·sub·stan·ti·at·ed, con·sub·stan·ti·at·ing.

to unite in one common substance or nature.
to regard as so united.

Origin of consubstantiate

1590–1600; < New Latin consubstantiātus (past participle of consubstantiāre), equivalent to con- con- + substanti(a) substance + -ātus -ate1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for consubstantiate


/ (ˌkɒnsəbˈstænʃɪˌeɪt) /


(intr) Christian theol (of the Eucharistic bread and wine and Christ's body and blood) to undergo consubstantiation
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