from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Including financial data of the parent and all subsidiary companies.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of consolidate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Made solid, hard, or compact; united; joined; solidified.
  • Having a small surface in proportion to bulk, as in the cactus.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Made solid, hard, or compact; united.
  • In botany, same as adnate.
  • See extract, and consolidation locomotive, under consolidation.
  • Consolidated annuities. See consols.
  • Consolidated threes. See consols.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. joined together into a whole
  • adj. forming a solid mass


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • We use the term consolidated adjusted EBITDA because that measure is defined in our syndicated bank credit facility and does not include (gain) loss on sale of assets, depreciation and amortization, non-cash impairment loss, non-cash stock-based compensation, net interest expense, income tax expense (benefit), equity in net income (loss) of nonconsolidated affiliate, loss from discontinued operations and syndication programming amortization and does include syndication programming payments.


  • TODD: Now, that involves gathering as much intelligence as possible on the detainees still held, but a White House official tells us the previous administration failed to establish what it called a consolidated repository of intelligence and evidence on those detainees.

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  • He added that an efficient effort to gather information could also spur the commission's plans to create what it describes as a consolidated audit trail across markets and asset classes. --

  • Free cash flow which we define as consolidated adjusted EBITDA minus cap ex, cash interest, cash taxes plus interest income was negative $1.1 million or negative $0.01 per share. Home Page

  • Free cash flow, which we define as consolidated adjusted EBITDA minus capital expenditures, cash interests, cash taxes, plus interest income, was $0.10 per share.

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  • Tuesday in consolidated trading on the New York Stock Exchange.

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  • Mascoma Corporation today announced that the company has made major research advances in consolidated bioprocessing, or CBP, a low-cost processing strategy for production of biofuels from cellulosic biomass.

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  • Remember: Saddam Hussein consolidated his position in the world because he was Iran's enemy, so the simplistic drivel we were fed here is that he MUST be our friend .....

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  • The amendment consists of alteration of the definition of consolidated EBITDA earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization, whereby all expenses related to Gentiva's cost realignment and the operating losses of all the branches that are scheduled to be closed or sold in the last quarter of 2011, will be added back during the calculation of consolidated EBITDA.

  • In addition, adjusted EBITDA, as mentioned on this call, is defined as consolidated net income before discontinued operations, net gains/losses on sales of assets, net interest and other income, interest expense, income taxes and depreciation and amortization.


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