What does consistent mean?

Definitions for consistent
kənˈsɪs təntcon·sis·tent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. consistentadjective

    (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, consistentadjective

    capable of being reproduced

    "astonishingly reproducible results can be obtained"

  3. coherent, consistent, logical, orderedadjective

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

    "a coherent argument"

  4. consistent, uniformadjective

    the same throughout in structure or composition

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

Wiktionary

  1. consistentnoun

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

  2. consistentnoun

    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. consistentadjective

    of a regularly occurring, dependable nature

  4. consistentadjective

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Consistentadjective

    possessing firmness or fixedness; firm; hard; solid

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

  2. Consistentadjective

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

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

  3. Consistentadjective

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

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

Editors Contribution

  1. consistent

    Act and perform in a logical, just, fair and accurate manner in compliance with the universes truth in every moment.

    They are consistent in how they speak to each of their children and are respected for it.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 29, 2015  

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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of consistent in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of consistent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of consistent in a Sentence

  1. Elaine Weinstein:

    Unfortunately, the assistance we received from other elements of the U.S. Government was inconsistent and disappointing over the course of three and a half years, we hope that my husband's death and the others who have faced similar tragedies in recent months will finally prompt the U.S. Government to take its responsibilities seriously and establish a coordinated and consistent approach to supporting hostages and their families.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Only when you give up being consistent will you find the truth! Inconsistency makes you free to discover other roads.

  3. Susan Peckenschneider:

    Over the past year we’ve conducted insight sessions -- via direct interview, surveys, a consistent theme was to make [the loyalty program] more rewarding for them. We looked at competition and listened to member feedback. Outside of more ways to redeem points, they said, ‘help me with my travel experience.’.

  4. Thomas Simons:

    The housing sector this year has been one of the only sectors that has shown consistent strength, so that continuing, I think, bodes well for the overall economy.

  5. John Rosa:

    These images are not consistent with our core values of honor, duty and respect.

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