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consummate

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of consummate

  1. 1 having or showing exceptional knowledge, experience, or skill in a field of endeavor <consummate cabinetmakers, they produced desks and chests of drawers that are now regarded as masterpieces of American furniture> Synonyms accomplished, ace, adept, compleat, complete, proficient, crack, crackerjack, educated, experienced, expert, good, great, master, masterful, masterly, practiced (also practised), professed, skilled, skillful, versed, veteran, virtuosoRelated Words adroit, clever, deft, dexterous (also dextrous), handy, slick, sure-handed; gifted, talented; polished, refined; effective, effectual, efficient, workmanlike; able, capable, competent, employable, fit, fitted, habile, qualified; educated, knowledgeable, schooled, taught, trained, tutored; all-around (also all-round), well-rounded; long-term, old; multiskilled, multitalentedNear Antonyms incapable, incompetent, inept, unable, unfit, unfitted, unqualified, weak; artless, crude, rude; ineffective, ineffectual, inefficient; talentless, ungifted, untalented; ignorant, unschooled, untaught, untrained, untutored; beginning, green, inexperienced, new, raw, unseasoned, untested, untried, would-be; primitive, rough, unpolished; awkward, clumsy, ham-fisted, ham-handed, heavy-handedAntonyms amateur, amateurish, inexperienced, inexpert, jackleg, unprofessional, unseasoned, unskilled, unskillful

  2. 2 having no exceptions or restrictions <a consummate liar who has practically made mendacity an art form> Synonyms all-out, arrant, blank, blooming [chiefly British], bodacious [Southern & Midland], categorical (also categoric), clean, complete, absolute, cotton-picking, crashing, damn, damned, dead, deadly, definite, downright, dreadful, fair, flat, flat-out, out-and-out, outright, perfect, plumb, profound, pure, rank, regular, sheer, simple, stark, stone, straight-out, thorough, thoroughgoing, total, unadulterated, unalloyed, unconditional, unmitigated, unqualified, utter, veryRelated Words authentic, classic, genuine, real, veritable; constant, endless, eternal, perpetual, undying, unremitting; extreme, unrestricted; confirmed, habitual, hopeless, inveterate; extraordinary, frightful, horrible, huge, main, superlative, supreme, surpassing, terrible, terrificNear Antonyms doubtful, dubious, equivocal, qualified, questionable, restricted, uncertain

  3. 3 of the greatest or highest degree or quantity <a ballerina renowned for her consummate grace> Synonyms ultimate, last, max, maximum, most, nth, outside, paramount, supreme, top, utmost, uttermostRelated Words unequaled (or unequalled), unmatched, unparalleled, unrivaled (or unrivalled), unsurpassed; biggest, hugest, largest; topmost, upmost, uppermostNear Antonyms littlest, minutest, smallest, tiniest; lowest; fewestAntonyms least, minimal, minimum, slightest




consummate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of consummate

  1. to bring (something) to a state where nothing remains to be done <willing to do whatever it takes to consummate a business deal> Synonyms complete, finish, finalize, perfect, polishRelated Words follow through (with), stick out; accomplish, achieve, effect; carry out, carry through, discharge, do, execute, fulfill (or fulfil), perform; ameliorate, amend, better, enhance, enrich, improve, meliorate; machine, refine, round (off or out), shine, touch upNear Antonyms abandon, desert, discontinue, drop, forsake, quit





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