verb (used with object), con·sum·mat·ed, con·sum·mat·ing.
Origin of consummate
Synonyms for consummate
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Historical Examples of consummator
He is the great prophet of future art, as well as the consummator of the realistic vision of his time.Modern Painting, Its Tendency and Meaning
Willard Huntington Wright
verb (ˈkɒnsəˌmeɪt) (tr)
adjective (kənˈsʌmɪt, ˈkɒnsəmɪt)
Word Origin for consummate
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.