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 make or form into a solid or hardened mass; "consolidate fibers into boards"
- a UK /kənˈsɒlɪdeɪt/
To combine into a single unit; to group together or join
To make stronger or more solid
- Form of Second-person plural imperative, consolidare#Italian|consolidare
Consolidation may refer to the following:
- Consolidation (business), the mergers or acquisitions of many smaller companies into much larger ones
- Consolidation (soil), a geological process whereby a soil decreases in volume
- Consolidation (media), consolidation in the United States media into a few companies
- Consolidation (medicine), a clinical term for solidification into a firm dense mass
- Championship consolidation, the act of combining two separate championships into a single title
- Data consolidation, the consolidation of data from multiple sources into a centralized system
- Democratic consolidation, the process by which a new democracy matures
- Memory consolidation, the process by which recent memories are crystallised into long-term memory
- School consolidation, the process of combining two or more small schools into one larger institution
- Federal student loan consolidation, allows students to consolidate student loans into one single debt
- Consolidation, a popular name of a steam locomotive type, with 2-8-0 wheel, built first in 1864. The name came from consolidation of two rail companies
- Consolidated city-county, a consolidation of city and county governments used by some United States cities
- Travel consolidators, a consolidation of travel services in one package or at one single point of access
- Likud, an Israeli conservative revisionist Zionist political party whose name is Hebrew for "Consolidation"
consolidate in German: Konsolidierung
consolidate in French: Consolidation
consolidate in Russian: Консолидация
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