Meaning of consolidate

Definition of consolidate

(verb) unite into one; "The companies consolidated"
make firm or secure; strengthen; "consolidate one's gains"; "consolidate one's hold on first place"
bring together into a single whole or system; "The town and county schools are being consolidated"
form into a solid mass or whole; "The mud had consolidated overnight"
make or form into a solid or hardened mass; "consolidate fibers into boards"

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