英 ['kɒnsjʊmeɪt; -sə-]
- adj. 至上的；完美的；圆满的
- vt. 完成；作成；使达到极点
CET6+ TEM8 GRE
con-, 强调。-sum, 圆满，高超，词源同super, -m, 最高级后缀，词源同sum, intimate, ultimate.consummate 圆房，圆满
con-, 强调。-sum, 圆满，高超，词源同super, -m, 最高级后缀，词源同sum, intimate, ultimate.
- consummate: see sum
- consummate (adj.)
- 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.
- consummate (v.)
- 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.
- 1. Those familiar with Sanders call him a consummate politician.
- 2. He acted the part with consummate skill.
- 3. She was a consummate performer.
- 4. This landscape painting is a consummate work of art.
- 5. There have been several close calls, but no one has been able to consummate a deal.
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