Corporate vs Consolidate - What's the difference?

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As adjectives the difference between corporate and consolidate

is that corporate is of or relating to a corporation while consolidate is (obsolete) formed into a solid mass; made firm; consolidated.

As verbs the difference between corporate and consolidate

is that corporate is (obsolete|transitive) to incorporate while consolidate is (ambitransitive) to combine into a single unit; to group together or join.

As a noun corporate

is (finance) a bond issued by a corporation.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

corporate

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Of or relating to a corporation.
  • * {{quote-book, year=2006, author=
  • , title=Internal Combustion , chapter=1 citation , passage=But electric vehicles and the batteries that made them run became ensnared in corporate scandals, fraud, and monopolistic corruption that shook the confidence of the nation and inspired automotive upstarts.}}
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-14, author=(Jonathan Freedland)
  • , volume=189, issue=1, page=18, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Obama's once hip brand is now tainted , passage=Where we once sent love letters in a sealed envelope, or stuck photographs of our children in a family album, now such private material is despatched to servers and clouds operated by people we don't know and will never meet. Perhaps we assume that our name, address and search preferences will be viewed by some unseen pair of corporate eyes, probably not human, and don't mind that much.}}
  • Formed into a corporation; incorporated.
  • Unified into one body; collective.
  • * Shakespeare
  • They answer in a joint and corporate voice.

    Derived terms

    * corporate anorexia * corporate censorship * corporate executive * corporate image * corporate income tax * corporate ladder * corporate monster * corporate nationalism * corporate officer * corporate seal * corporate tax * corporate veil * corporately

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (finance) A bond issued by a corporation
  • * {{quote-news, 2009, January 11, Robert D. Hershey Jr., Look Past 2008 Stars for Gains in Bonds, New York Times, url=
  • , passage=So-called junk corporates and emerging-market debt remain generally out of favor. }}

    Verb

    (corporat)
  • (obsolete) To incorporate.
  • (Stow)
  • (obsolete) To become incorporated.
  • consolidate

    English

    Verb

    (consolidat)
  • (ambitransitive) To combine into a single unit; to group together or join.
  • He consolidated his luggage into a single large bag.
  • To make stronger or more solid.
  • Coordinate terms

    * ( combine into a single unit) (l)

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (obsolete) Formed into a solid mass; made firm; consolidated.
  • * Elyot
  • A gentleman [should learn to ride] while he is tender and the brawns and sinews of his thighs not fully consolidate .
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