Thanks to the Internet, we have relationships that satisfy our needs but don't have to be consummated in person.
There was a lot of speculation at the time about whether the long-term agreement could really be consummated.
On month after the deal was consummated, the combined company had a market value of just $39 billion.
But, to the possibly erroneous taste of the present taster, it does not seem to be a consummated consommé.
It was all over, quite over now; the sacrifice was consummated.
By another act, America has consummated the long-delayed treaty with Great Britain for the suppression of the slave-trade.
However, when the sale of the Company was consummated, he did an extraordinary thing.
The marriage contracted and consummated, many sons were born to him.
Pierron consented to this, and consummated his abominable passion with this spectre.
Our union is to be consummated at an early date in this dear spot.
1640s, "perfected," past participle adjective from consummate (v.). Of marriage, from 1709; earlier consummate (adj.) was used in this sense (1530s).
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.
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.