Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    To complete; to carry out.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Co.mpleted; as distinguished from initiate or that which ls merely begun. The husband of a woman seised of an estate of inheritance becomes, by the birth of a child, tenant by the curtesy initiate, and may do many acts to charge the lands, but his estate ls not consummate till the death of the wlfe. 2 Bl. Comm. 126, 1281 Co. Litt 30a.