What does consecutive mean?

Definitions for consecutive
kənˈsɛk yə tɪvcon·sec·u·tive

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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"

Wiktionary

  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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. conscutif. See Consequent.]

  2. Consecutive(adj)

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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. conscutif. See Consequent.]

  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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. conscutif. See Consequent.]

How to pronounce consecutive?

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    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say consecutive in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of consecutive in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of consecutive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of consecutive in a Sentence

  1. Chris Chadwick:

    You look at ULA with 99 consecutive launches without an accident. We're the best in industry. Others are trying to attain the record we have, we think we have a real good competitive position, and we're committed for the long term.

  2. Bob Miller:

    The fact is that the Committee has spent three consecutive policy meetings discussing the balance sheet in detail, and to us that suggests some urgency in addressing the questions surrounding its future.

  3. Mostafa Bali:

    For the second consecutive day our forces had succeeded in evacuating more than 3,500 between women, children and men. There were more than 500 men mostly from foreign nationalities.

  4. Sanyalaksna Manibhandu:

    After these changes and two consecutive quarters of losses, Arabtec needs to see some stability and until that happens investors are not going to risk their portfolio to buy into the stock.

  5. John Tyndall:

    Life is a wave, which in no two consecutive moments of its existence is composed of the same particles.

Images & Illustrations of consecutive

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