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Meaning of CONSOLIDATED

Pronunciation:  kuns'âlud`eytud

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  forming a solid mass
  2. [adj]  joined together into a whole; "United Industries"; "the amalgamated colleges constituted a university"; "a consolidated school"
 

CONSOLIDATED is a 12 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: amalgamate, amalgamated, coalesced, compact, fused, united
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con*sol"i*da`ted\, p. p. & a.
1. Made solid, hard, or compact; united; joined; solidified.

         The Aggregate Fund . . . consisted of a great
         variety of taxes and surpluses of taxes and duties
         which were [in 1715] consolidated.    --Rees.

         A mass of partially consolidated mud. --Tyndall.

2. (Bot.) Having a small surface in proportion to bulk, as in
   the cactus.

         Consolidated plants are evidently adapted and
         designed for very dry regions; in such only they are
         found.                                --Gray.

{The Consolidated Fund}, a British fund formed by
   consolidating (in 1787) three public funds (the Aggregate
   Fund, the General Fund, and the South Sea Fund). In 1816,
   the larger part of the revenues of Great Britian and
   Ireland was assigned to what has been known as the
   Consolidated Fund of the United Kingdom, out of which are
   paid the interest of the national debt, the salaries of
   the civil list, etc.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: amalgamated, assimilated, blended, clamped, close, close-knit, close-textured, close-woven, combinative, combinatory, combined, compact, compacted, compressed, concentrated, concrete, condensed, congested, conjoint, conjugate, conjunctive, connective, constricted, contracted, crammed, crammed full, cramped, crowded, dense, eclectic, firm, fused, gluey, hard, heavy, impenetrable, impermeable, incorporated, integrated, jammed, jam-packed, joined, joint, knitted, massive, merged, mixed, nipped, nonporous, one, packed, pinched, pinched-in, puckered, pursed, serried, solid, solidified, squeezed, strangled, strangulated, substantial, syncretistic, syncretized, synthesized, thick, thick-growing, thickset, united, viscid, viscose, viscous, wasp-waisted, wrinkled
 

 

 

 

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