from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective brought to a conclusion.
  • adjective successfully accomplished or achieved.
  • adjective completed by the first act of sexual intercourse after the ceremony; consummated; -- of a marriage. Opposite of unconsummated.
  • adjective (Football) caught in bounds by a player on the same side as the passer; -- said of a forward pass.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of complete.
  • adjective finished

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  • adjective successfully completed or brought to an end
  • adjective (of a marriage) completed by the first act of sexual intercourse after the ceremony
  • adjective caught


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  • Webster's third definition sounds almost like a legal one. Anyone know if it was? Will be a nightmare to check due to the number of hits likely to be generated.

    March 1, 2013