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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. back-to-back, consecutiveadjective

    one after the other

    "back-to-back home runs"

  2. consecutive, sequent, sequential, serial, successiveadjective

    in regular succession without gaps

    "serial concerts"

  3. straight, consecutiveadverb

    successive (without a break)

    "sick for five straight days"

  4. consecutive, sequentiallyadverb

    in a consecutive manner

    "we numbered the papers consecutively"

Wiktionary

  1. consecutiveadjective

    following, in succession, without interruption

  2. consecutiveadjective

    Having some logical sequence

Webster Dictionary

  1. Consecutiveadjective

    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. Consecutiveadjective

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

  3. Consecutiveadjective

    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

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

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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. Katie Stockton:

    For a breakout we need consecutive weekly closes above 2,100, momentum is not there yet, so I'm watching for the downside.

  2. Jesse Jackson:

    They are clearly setting the pace, making measurable progress for three consecutive years. They've acted with intention, not just aspiration.

  3. Soomi Lee:

    Consecutive sleep loss was associated with decreases in positive emotions, increases in negative emotions, and greater frequency of severity of physical symptoms.

  4. Bethany Silcox:

    The longest day I had was 25 hours continuously on my feet and the longest stint I did at sea was 40 consecutive days without stepping foot on land.

  5. Judge Reynolds:

    We are very pleased with this sentence. Because the sentences are consecutive, it will be a long time before Lakeith Smith comes up for even the possibility for parole, at least 20 to 25 years.

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