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consolidated, past participle; consolidates, 3rd person singular present; consolidated, past tense; consolidating, present participle;
  1. Make (something) physically stronger or more solid
    • - the first phase of the project is to consolidate the outside walls
  2. Reinforce or strengthen (one's position or power)
    • - the company consolidated its position in the international market
  3. Combine (a number of things) into a single more effective or coherent whole
    • - all manufacturing activities have been consolidated in new premises
  4. Combine (a number of financial accounts or funds) into a single overall account or set of accounts

  5. Combine (two or more legal actions involving similar questions) into one for action by a court

  6. Become stronger or more solid
    • - the limy sands consolidate to sandy textured limestone

  1. unite into one; "The companies consolidated"
  2. make firm or secure; strengthen; "consolidate one's gains"; "consolidate one's hold on first place"
  3. bring together into a single whole or system; "The town and county schools are being consolidated"
  4. form into a solid mass or whole; "The mud had consolidated overnight"
  5. (consolidated) amalgamate: joined together into a whole; "United Industries"; "the amalgamated colleges constituted a university"; "a consolidated school"
  6. (consolidation) the act of combining into an integral whole; "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"
  7. (Consolidated (band)) Consolidated was an American radical activist recording and performing group, formed in 1988 and best known in the early 1990s as an alternative dance/industrial music band. ...
  8. (Consolidation (business)) Consolidation or amalgamation is the act of merging many things into one. In business, it often refers to the mergers and acquisitions of many smaller companies into much larger ones. ...
  9. (Consolidation (Israel)) Likud (הַלִכּוּד HaLikud, lit. The Consolidation) is the major center-right political party in Israel. It was founded in 1973 by Menachem Begin in an alliance with several right-wing and liberal parties. ...
  10. (Consolidation (media)) Concentration of media ownership refers to the relative proportion between two quantities: first, the numbers of people or parties who own, control, or influence a given medium; and second, the numbers of people or parties who are exposed to, affected by, or influenced by ...
  11. To combine into a single unit; to group together or join; To make stronger or more solid
  12. (consolidated) Including financial data of the parent and all subsidiary companies
  13. (Consolidated) Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (Cobra) Federal legislation mandating that participants inhealth care plans be allowed to continue their coverage, under certain circumstances for a specific period of time, afterit would normally end.
  14. (Consolidated) Data are organised with consistent naming conventions, measurements, attributes and semantics. It allows data from a data warehouse from across the organization to be effectively used in a consistent manner.
  15. (Consolidated) Report that combines the data for several features
  16. (Consolidated) The legal existence of this entity ended with its voluntary consolidation with one or more other entities to form a new and separate entity.
  17. (consolidated) the condition of sediments when they have hardened into rock from their original, soft state.
  18. (Consolidation) a period in the trading activity where the price moves sideways.
  19. (Consolidation) Cargo containing shipments of two or more shippers or suppliers. Container load shipments may be consolidated for one or more consignees.
  20. (Consolidation) Also called a leveraged rollup, this is an investment strategy in which an LBO firm acquires a series of companies in the same or complementary fields, with the goal of becoming a dominant regional or nationwide player in that industry. ...
  21. (Consolidation) The process of combining one or more eligible educational loans into a single new loan.
  22. (consolidation) the time-dependent change in the volume of a soil mass under compressive load that occurs when water slowly escapes from the pores or voids of the soil. ...
  23. (Consolidation) Also known as a congestion period. A pause that allows participants in a market to reevaluate the market and sets the stage for the next price move.
  24. (Consolidation) This is another word for basing. It occurs when a stock pulls back after a move up or down and trades in a narrower range for a period of time on lower volume.
  25. (Consolidation) The statutory combination of two or more entities to create a third and new entity.