Definitions of consolidation

  1. combining into a solid mass Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The combination of several actions into one. Newage Dictionary DB
  3. The act of making solid or bringing together into one; the state of having been made solid or unived. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. Act of making or of becoming solid. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. Act of making solid; state of being consolidated. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. The act or process of consolidating; the uniting of several things into one body. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. The act of making firm or solid; the act of uniting two or more parts or things into one. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for consolidation

  1. Results had already proved that hatred was powerless to subdue the Africander; it had, on the other hand, contributed largely to the consolidation of Africanderdom and to the fact that they spread over the whole of South Africa, thus forming the predominant nationality almost everywhere. – A Century of Wrong by F. W. Reitz
  2. It may be said never to have been less than six yards deep on the Isonzo front, so the task of the consolidation of positions, enabling troops at once to resist attack and protect themselves from assault from the rear, was highly difficult. – Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights by Kelly Miller