Definitions for consecutivekənˈsɛk yə tɪv

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

con•sec•u•tivekənˈsɛk yə tɪv(adj.)

  1. following one another in uninterrupted order; successive:

    consecutive numbers such as 5, 6, 7, 8.

    Category: Math, Common Vocabulary

  2. marked by logical sequence.

    Category: Grammar

Origin of consecutive:

1605–15; consecut (ion ) + -ive


Princeton's WordNet

  1. back-to-back, consecutive(adj)

    one after the other

    "back-to-back home runs"

  2. consecutive, sequent, sequential, serial, successive(adj)

    in regular succession without gaps

    "serial concerts"

  3. straight, consecutive(adverb)

    successive (without a break)

    "sick for five straight days"

  4. consecutive, sequentially(adverb)

    in a consecutive manner

    "we numbered the papers consecutively"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. consecutive(adjective)ənˈsɛk yə tɪv

    following directly, one after another

    on six consecutive days; a show that has won awards for four years consecutively


  1. consecutive(Adjective)

    following, in succession, without interruption

  2. consecutive(Adjective)

    Having some logical sequence

Webster Dictionary

  1. Consecutive(adj)

    following in a train; succeeding one another in a regular order; successive; uninterrupted in course or succession; with no interval or break; as, fifty consecutive years

  2. Consecutive(adj)

    following as a consequence or result; actually or logically dependent; consequential; succeeding

  3. Consecutive(adj)

    having similarity of sequence; -- said of certain parallel progressions of two parts in a piece of harmony; as, consecutive fifths, or consecutive octaves, which are forbidden

Translations for consecutive

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


following one after the other in regular order

He visited us on two consecutive days, Thursday and Friday.

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