Meaning of CONSOLIDATE in English

CONSOLIDATE

verb (-dated; -dating) Etymology: Latin consolidatus, past participle of consolidare to make solid, from com- + solidus solid Date: circa 1512 transitive verb to join together into one whole ; unite , to make firm or secure ; strengthen , to form into a compact mass, intransitive verb to become ~d, consolidator noun

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