Adjective "consummated" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Make (a marriage or relationship) complete by having sexual intercourse.
  1. 'New friends could be made, relationships develop, marriages be consummated and children born, all in an atmosphere of frigid hostility in case anyone tried to push into the queue.'
  2. 'Her case has grounds for appeal: since her marriage was never consummated, her relationship with her boyfriend Dauda ought not to be considered adultery.'
  3. 'The lovers repeatedly attempt to consummate their relationship.'
  4. 'My new sweetie and I recently consummated our relationship, and all seemed to be going well… until Sweetie dropped a bombshell while driving me home last night.'
  5. 'Annulment is normally allowed where the marriage was shown to be unlawful, or where it is agreed that marriage has not been consummated.'
  6. 'When after eight years, Gustav finally managed to consummate his marriage and make his wife pregnant, his mother announced that someone else must have been the father.'
  7. 'She talks about how she loves Romeo so much, and how she is waiting to consummate their marriage.'
  8. 'This uncertainty created a situation where some couples had spent time together, spoken of marriage, and perhaps consummated the relationship sexually, only to find that their parents refused to allow the match.'
  9. 'After their relationship is consummated, the corrupted Beatrice Joanna becomes aware of the contradiction between her outward persona and her secret life of sin.'
  10. 'We did share the same bedroom in this country and our marriage was consummated.'
  11. 'the property sale is consummated'
  12. 'When the bid price reaches the ask price, a sale is consummated.'
  13. 'The Web began to be used to promote and consummate business and consumer transactions.'
  14. 'If the merger is consummated, Colonial Holdlings will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Gameco and will no longer be a public company.'
  15. 'The deal was negotiated secretly, and the company's board argued that the deal should be kept from going forward because consummating the sale of the holding company was an abuse of Black's loyalty to the company.'
  16. 'The likelihood of brokering or consummating a transaction increases dramatically when a company can reach the customer first.'
  17. 'When Rocky received this somewhat exaggerated and highly unfavorable profile of them he assigned three of his heaviest hitters to consummate the transaction.'
  18. 'That is to say it was never consummated through proper state-agency channels.'
  19. 'Nelson took the customer's credit-card number to consummate the transaction.'
  20. 'She was enchanted with it, and the next year, Cartier came to Washington D.C. and consummated the sale of it to Evalyn.'
  21. 'Households and businesses readily use Credit to consummate transactions, with traditional money playing a small and declining role.'


Showing great skill and flair.
  1. 'Eddie, who graced many hurling fields with his consummate skills in the 1960s and 70s, is truly one of the hurling ‘greats’ and a fine gentleman too.'
  2. 'He took great and justifiable pride in his trucking skills and was recognized as the consummate professional by his peers.'
  3. 'He's a consummate politician, skilled at spinning his own legends.'
  4. 'The Mughal artists were superb craftsmen and their draughtsmanship and use of colour showed consummate skill.'
  5. 'Watt's debt to Ingres is clear in the subtle handling of tonal shifts, depiction of lush designs and, not least, her consummate skill with oils.'
  6. 'Through his consummate technical skill and artistic vision, Botticelli brings this heroic progress brilliantly and miraculously to life.'
  7. 'At any rate, Ekeus cannot have it both ways: Kamel cannot be both ‘a consummate liar’ and a prime witness at the same time.'
  8. 'He used his talents for the smoke-filled room to head a minority government with consummate political skill.'
  9. 'All played the instrument with the most consummate skill.'
  10. 'How can he recover as the consummate talent he is?'


1. to bring to a state of perfection; fulfill.

2. to complete (an arrangement, agreement, or the like) by a pledge or the signing of a contract: The company consummated its deal to buy a smaller firm.

3. to complete (the union of a marriage) by the first marital sexual intercourse. adjective

4. complete or perfect; supremely skilled; superb: a consummate master of the violin.

5. being of the highest or most extreme degree: a work

More examples(as adjective)

"mergers can be consummated."

"transactions can be consummated."

"passions can be consummated."

"acquisitions can be consummated."


(consummate)Late Middle English (as an adjective in the sense ‘completed, accomplished’): from Latin consummat- ‘brought to completion’, from the verb consummare, from con- ‘altogether’ + summa ‘sum total’, feminine of summus ‘highest, supreme’.