Consolidated



[kuh n-sol-i-dey-tid] /kənˈsɒl ɪˌdeɪ tɪd/

adjective
1.
brought together into a single whole.
2.
having become solid, firm, or coherent.
3.
Accounting. taking into account the combined information gathered from the financial conditions of a parent corporation and its subsidiaries:
a consolidated balance sheet.
[kuh n-sol-i-deyt] /kənˈsɒl ɪˌdeɪt/
verb (used with object), consolidated, consolidating.
1.
to bring together (separate parts) into a single or unified whole; unite; combine:
They consolidated their three companies.
2.
to discard the unused or unwanted items of and organize the remaining:
She consolidated her home library.
3.
to make solid or firm; solidify; strengthen:
to consolidate gains.
4.
Military. to strengthen by rearranging the position of ground combat troops after a successful attack.
verb (used without object), consolidated, consolidating.
5.
to unite or combine.
6.
to become solid or firm.
adjective
7.
(def 2).
/kənˈsɒlɪˌdeɪt/
verb
1.
to form or cause to form into a solid mass or whole; unite or be united
2.
to make or become stronger or more stable
3.
(military) to strengthen or improve one’s control over (a situation, force, newly captured area, etc)
adj.

past participle adjective from consolidate. Of money, debt, etc., from 1753; in literal sense of “made firm, unified,” from c.1850.
v.

1510s, “to compact into one body,” from Latin consolidatus, past participle of consolidare “to make solid,” from com- “together” (see com-) + solidare “to make solid” (see solid). Meaning “to make firm or strong” is from mid-16c. Related: Consolidatedconsolidating.

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