Definitions for consistentkənˈsɪs tənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. consistent(adj)

    (sometimes followed by `with') in agreement or consistent or reliable

    "testimony consistent with the known facts"; "I have decided that the course of conduct which I am following is consistent with my sense of responsibility as president in time of war"- FDR

  2. reproducible, consistent(adj)

    capable of being reproduced

    "astonishingly reproducible results can be obtained"

  3. coherent, consistent, logical, ordered(adj)

    marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts

    "a coherent argument"

  4. consistent, uniform(adj)

    the same throughout in structure or composition

    "bituminous coal is often treated as a consistent and homogeneous product"

Wiktionary

  1. consistent(Noun)

    Objects or facts that are coexistent, or in agreement with one another.

  2. consistent(Noun)

    In the history of the Eastern Orthodox Church, a kind of penitent who was allowed to assist at prayers, but could not be admitted to receive the holy sacrament.

  3. consistent(Adjective)

    of a regularly occurring, dependable nature

  4. consistent(Adjective)

    Of a set of statements, such that no contradiction logically follows from them.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Consistent(adj)

    possessing firmness or fixedness; firm; hard; solid

  2. Consistent(adj)

    having agreement with itself or with something else; having harmony among its parts; possesing unity; accordant; harmonious; congruous; compatible; uniform; not contradictory

  3. Consistent(adj)

    living or acting in conformity with one's belief or professions

  4. Origin: [L. consistens, p. pr.: cf. F. consistant.]

Editors Contribution

  1. consistent

    Act and perform always in a fair and accurate manner.

    She was always consistent in how she treated each of her children and was respected for it.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'consistent' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3182

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'consistent' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4087

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'consistent' in Adjectives Frequency: #428


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