AskDefine | Define consummation

Dictionary Definition



1 the completion of marriage by sexual intercourse
2 the act of bringing to completion or fruition

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  1. The act of consummating, or the state of being consummated; the state of being completed; completion.
  2. The first act of sexual intercourse in a relationship, particularly the first such act following marriage.
  3. The achievement of perfection.
  4. Termination; the end (as of the world or of life).

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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