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consolidate Explained

consolidate at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


consolidate at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

v [I and T] [Date: 1500-1600; Language: Latin; Origin: , past participle of consolidare, from com- ( COM-) + solidus 'solid']//
1 to strengthen the position of power or success that you have, so that it becomes more effective or continues for longer: --The company has consolidated its position as the country's leading gas supplier.// --The team consolidated their lead with a third goal.//
2 to combine things in order to make them more effective or easier to deal with: --We consolidate information from a wide range of sources.// --They took out a loan to consolidate their debts.// --The company is planning to consolidate its business activities at a new site in Arizona.// -- consolidation/k[hA353]ns[hA361]l[hA369]de[hA366][hA35D][hA368]n $ -s[hA35A][hA359]-/ n [U and C] // --the consolidation of political power//

consolidate at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

145 Moby Thesaurus words for "consolidate":
abbreviate, accelerate, act in concert, act together, add,
affiliate, aggravate, ally, amalgamate, assimilate, associate,
band, band together, be in league, beef up, blend, blow up,
circumscribe, club together, coact, coalesce, coarct, collaborate,
collude, combine, come together, compact, complicate, compound,
compress, comprise, concentrate, concert, concord, concur,
condense, confederate, congest, connect, conspire, constrict,
constringe, contract, cooperate, cram, cramp, crowd, curtail,
decrease, deepen, densen, densify, do business with, double, draw,
draw in, draw together, embody, encompass, enhance, exacerbate,
exaggerate, federate, flux, fuse, get heads together, get together,
go partners, hang together, harmonize, heat up, heighten,
hold together, hook up, hop up, hot up, include, incorporate,
integrate, intensify, interblend, interfuse, jam, jazz up, join,
join in, join together, keep together, key up, knit, league,
league together, lump together, magnify, make common cause,
make complex, make one, meld, melt into one, merge, mix, narrow,
partner, play ball, press, pucker, pucker up, pull together, purse,
put heads together, put together, ram down, ramify, reciprocate,
redouble, reduce, reembody, reinforce, roll into one, set,
shade into, sharpen, shorten, solidify, soup up, squeeze,
stand together, step up, strangle, strangulate, strengthen,
syncretize, syndicate, synthesize, team up, throw in together,
tie in, tie up, triple, unify, unite, unite efforts, whet,
work together, wrinkle

consolidate at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

1 to make a position of power or success stronger so that it is more likely to continue:
[VN] With this new movie he has consolidated his position as the country's leading director. * Italy consolidated their lead with a second goal. [also V]
2 (technical) to join things together into one; to be joined into one:
[VN] All the debts have been consolidated. * consolidated accounts * [V] The two companies consolidated for greater efficiency.
consolidation noun [U]:
the consolidation of power / authority / democracy * the consolidation of Japan's banking industry

Consolidate at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Consolidate \Con*sol"i*date\, a. [L. consolidatus, p. pr. of
consolidare to make firm; con- + solidare to make firm;
solidus solid. See {Solid}, and cf. {Consound}.]
Formed into a solid mass; made firm; consolidated. [R.]

A gentleman [should learn to ride] while he is tender
and the brawns and sinews of his thighs not fully
consolidate. --Elyot.

Consolidate \Con*sol"i*date\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
{Consolidated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Consolidating}.]
1. To make solid; to unite or press together into a compact
mass; to harden or make dense and firm.

He fixed and consolidated the earth. --T. Burnet.

2. To unite, as various particulars, into one mass or body;
to bring together in close union; to combine; as, to
consolidate the armies of the republic.

Consolidating numbers into unity. --Wordsworth.

3. (Surg.) To unite by means of applications, as the parts of
a broken bone, or the lips of a wound. [R.]

Syn: To unite; combine; harden; compact; condense; compress.

Consolidate \Con*sol"i*date\, v. i.
To grow firm and hard; to unite and become solid; as, moist
clay consolidates by drying.

In hurts and ulcers of the head, dryness maketh them
more apt to consolidate. --Bacon.

consolidate at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

v 1: unite into one; "The companies consolidated"
2: make firm or secure; strengthen; "consolidate one's gains";
"consolidate one's hold on first place"
3: bring together into a single whole or system; "The town and
county schools are being consolidated"
4: form into a solid mass or whole; "The mud had consolidated
5: make or form into a solid or hardened mass; "consolidate
fibers into boards"

consolidate at English (WD) Of Explained:



From Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » consolidare|lang=la, from Inter: term » solidus||solid|lang=la.


* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /kənˈsɒlɪdeɪt/
  • Inter: audio » en-us-consolidate.ogg|Audio (US)


    Inter: en-verb » consolidat|ing

  • To combine into a single unit; to group together or join.
    1. : He consolidated his luggage into a single large bag.
    2. To make stronger or more solid.

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      * consolidation

  • consolidator


    Inter: trans-top » To combine into a single unit; to group together or join
  • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|միացնել|tr=miac'nel, Inter: t- » hy|միավորել|tr=miavorel, Inter: t- » hy|համախմբել|tr=hamaxmbel
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|обединявам
  • Catalan: Inter: t+ » ca|consolidar
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|聯合|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|联合|tr=liánhé|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|合併|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|合并|tr=hébìng|sc=Hani
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|yhdistää

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|vereinigen, Inter: t- » de|zusammenlegen, Inter: t- » de|zusammenführen
    • Japanese: Inter: t » ja|統合|tr=tōgō suru|alt=統合する, Inter: t » ja|総合||tr=そうごうする, sōgō suru|alt=総合する
    • Russian: Inter: t » ru|объединять|tr=obʺjedinjátʹ|sc=Cyrl Inter: imp » f, Inter: t » ru|объединить|tr=obʺjedinítʹ|sc=Cyrl Inter: pf » .
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|consolidar
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|konsolidera

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » To make stronger or more solid
    • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|ամրացնել|tr=amrac'nel
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|укрепвам, Inter: t+ » bg|заздравявам
    • Catalan: Inter: t+ » ca|consolidar
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|鞏固|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|巩固|tr=gǒnggù|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|加強|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|加强|tr=jiāqiáng|sc=Hani
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|vahvistaa, Inter: t- » fi|lujittaa

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|consolider
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|festigen, Inter: t+ » de|konsolidieren
  • Hungarian: Inter: t- » hu|konszolidál, Inter: t+ » hu|megszilárdít, Inter: t+ » hu|megerősít
  • Japanese: Inter: t » ja|固める|tr=かためる, katameru|sc=Jpan
  • Russian: Inter: t » ru|укреплять|tr=ukrepljátʹ|sc=Cyrl Inter: imp » f, Inter: t » ru|укрепить|tr=ukrepítʹ|sc=Cyrl Inter: pf » .
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|consolidar

  • Inter: trans-botto » m



  • Inter: conjugation of » consolidare||2|p|pres|ind|lang=it
    1. Inter: conjugation of » consolidare||2|p|imp|lang=it
    2. Inter: form of » Feminine plural|consolidato


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    Inter: la-verb-form » consolidāte
  • Inter: conjugation of » consolido|consolidō|1|p|pres|act|imp|lang=la

  • Translation: et » consolidate
    Translation: el » consolidate
    Translation: fa » consolidate
    Translation: fr » consolidate
    Translation: ko » consolidate
    Translation: kn » consolidate
    Translation: hu » consolidate
    Translation: mg » consolidate
    Translation: ml » consolidate
    Translation: my » consolidate
    Translation: pl » consolidate
    Translation: ru » consolidate
    Translation: fi » consolidate
    Translation: ta » consolidate
    Translation: vi » consolidate
    Translation: zh » consolidate