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consummation

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of consummation

  1. 1 the last part of a process or action <the signing of the contract marked the consummation of six months of negotiations> Synonyms capper, close, closing, conclusion, finale, end, endgame, ending, finis, finish, grand finale, home stretch, mop-up, windup, wrap-upRelated Words acme, apex, capstone, climax, copestone, coup de grâce (or coup de grace), crescendo, crown, culmination, high-water mark, meridian, peak, pinnacle, summit, tip-top, top, zenith; aftermath, anticlimax, coda, epilogue (also epilog), postscript; shank, tag end, tail endNear Antonyms foreword, introduction, overture, preamble, preface, prelude, prologue (also prolog)Antonyms baseline, beginning, dawn, day one, nascence, nascency, opening, start

  2. 2 the state of being actual or complete <the opening of the performing arts center brought to consummation years of planning> Synonyms accomplishment, achievement, actuality, actualization, attainment, fruition, fulfillment (or fulfilment), pass, realizationRelated Words success, triumphNear Antonyms defeat, failure, fizzle, nonsuccessAntonyms naught (also nought), nonfulfillment





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