HyperDic: consolidation

English > 3 senses of the word consolidation:
NOUNeventconsolidationcombining into a solid mass
actconsolidation, integrationthe act of combining into an integral whole / whole
objectconsolidationsomething that has consolidated into a compact mass
consolidation > pronunciation
Soundskahnsaa.lahdey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > consolidation: 3 senses > noun 1, event
Meaningcombining into a solid mass.
Broadercombining, combineAn occurrence that results in things being united
Spanishconsolidación
Verbsconsolidatemake or form into a solid or hardened mass
consolidateform into a solid mass or whole
English > consolidation: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of combining into an integral whole / whole.
Examples
  • "a consolidation of two corporations"
  • "after their consolidation the two bills were passed unanimously"
  • "the defendants asked for a consolidation of the actions against them"
Synonymintegration
Narroweramalgamation, merger, unitingThe combination of two or more commercial companies
centralization, centralisationThe act of consolidating power under a central control
horizontal integration, horizontal combinationabsorption into a single firm of several firms involved in the same level of production and sharing resources at that level
incorporationconsolidating two or more things
vertical integration, vertical combinationabsorption into a single firm of several firms involved in all aspects of a product's manufacture from raw materials to distribution
Broadercombination, combining, compoundingThe act of combining things to form a new whole / whole
Spanishconsolidación, integración
Catalanconsolidació, integració
Verbsconsolidateunite into one
consolidatebring together into a single whole or system
English > consolidation: 3 senses > noun 3, object
MeaningSomething that has consolidated into a compact mass.
Example"he dropped the consolidation into the acid bath"
Broadernatural objectAn object occurring naturally
Verbsconsolidateform into a solid mass or whole

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