Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb consolidate

5 senses of consolidate

Sense 1
consolidate -- (unite into one; "The companies consolidated")
       => unify, unite, merge -- (become one; "Germany unified officially in 1990"; "the cells merge")

Sense 2
consolidate -- (make firm or secure; strengthen; "consolidate one's gains"; "consolidate one's hold on first place")
       => strengthen -- (gain strength; "His body strengthened")

Sense 3
consolidate -- (bring together into a single whole or system; "The town and county schools are being consolidated")
       => unite, unify, merge -- (join or combine; "We merged our resources")

Sense 4
consolidate -- (form into a solid mass or whole; "The mud had consolidated overnight")
       => solidify -- (become solid; "The metal solidified when it cooled")

Sense 5
consolidate -- (make or form into a solid or hardened mass; "consolidate fibers into boards")
       => solidify -- (make solid or more solid; cause to solidify)

Antonyms of adj consolidated

2 senses of consolidated

Sense 1
amalgamate, amalgamated, coalesced, consolidated, fused -- (joined together into a whole; "United Industries"; "the amalgamated colleges constituted a university"; "a consolidated school")

INDIRECT (VIA united) -> divided -- (separated into parts or pieces; "opinions are divided")

Sense 2
consolidated -- (forming a solid mass)

INDIRECT (VIA compact) -> loose -- (not compact or dense in structure or arrangement; "loose gravel")

Similarity of adj consolidated

2 senses of consolidated

Sense 1
amalgamate, amalgamated, coalesced, consolidated, fused -- (joined together into a whole; "United Industries"; "the amalgamated colleges constituted a university"; "a consolidated school")
       => united (vs. divided) -- (characterized by unity; being or joined into a single entity; "presented a united front")

Sense 2
consolidated -- (forming a solid mass)
       => compact (vs. loose) -- (closely and firmly united or packed together; "compact soil"; "compact clusters of flowers")

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