Definitions for consistentkənˈsɪs tənt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
agreeing or accordant; compatible; not self-contradictory:
actions consistent with his views.
constantly adhering to the same principles, course, form, etc.:
a consistent opponent of capital punishment.
holding firmly together; cohering.
Archaic. fixed; firm.
Origin of consistent:
1565–75; < L consistent-, s. of consistēns, prp. of consistere. See consist , -ent
(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
capable of being reproduced
"astonishingly reproducible results can be obtained"
coherent, consistent, logical, ordered(adj)
marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts
"a coherent argument"
the same throughout in structure or composition
"bituminous coal is often treated as a consistent and homogeneous product"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
The team has not been consistent this season.; consistent problems with the software; developing in a consistent way
(of information) matching other information
data that are consistent across continents; an account that is consistent with others; I consistently deal with these types of problems.; patterns that appear consistently over time
Objects or facts that are coexistent, or in agreement with one another.
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.
of a regularly occurring, dependable nature
Of a set of statements, such that no contradiction logically follows from them.
possessing firmness or fixedness; firm; hard; solid
having agreement with itself or with something else; having harmony among its parts; possesing unity; accordant; harmonious; congruous; compatible; uniform; not contradictory
living or acting in conformity with one's belief or professions
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'consistent' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3182
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'consistent' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4087
Rank popularity for the word 'consistent' in Adjectives Frequency: #428
Translations for consistent
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(often with with ) in agreement (with)
The two statements are not consistent; The second statement is not consistent with the first.
- مُتَّسِق، مُتَوافِقArabic
- consistentePortuguese (BR)
- shodný (s)Czech
- i overensstemmelse med; konsistentDanish
- σύμφωνος μεGreek
- سازگار؛ جورFarsi
- 일치 되는Korean
- derinąsis, neprieštaraujantisLithuanian
- savienojams; saskanīgsLatvian
- i overenstemmelse (med), konsekvent, forenligNorwegian
- سازگار؛ جورPersian
- compatibil (cu)Romanian
- zhodný (s)Slovak
- överensstämmande, förenligSwedish
- uyumlu, tutarlıTurkish
- 一致的Chinese (Trad.)
- погоджений, суміснийUkrainian
- مطابقت، هم آهنگیUrdu
- phù hợpVietnamese
- 一致的Chinese (Simp.)
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