What does consistent mean?

Definitions for consistent
kənˈsɪs təntcon·sis·tent

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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

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

  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

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

  3. Consistent(adj)

    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. Ruben Segura-Cayuela:

    It (euro zone flash HICP data) is not consistent with the trend that the ECB was expecting, we are expecting a one year extension on QE purchases and quantities to go up to as much as 70 billion euros a month. We also see a cut in the deposit rate, we think 10 basis points, but it could 20.

  2. Fereydoun Hassanvand:

    Due to the possibility of U.S. sanctions against Iran, the committee will study the competence of buyers and how to obtain proceeds from the sale of oil, safe sale alternatives which are consistent with international law and do not lead to corruption and profiteering.

  3. Ken Mehlman:

    Today's decision is historic and consistent with an accelerating trend over the past decade, as more Americans consider the question, more support marriage equality -- across every ideological, religious, racial, ethnic and age demographic.

  4. Marcel Neeleman:

    Most galaxies that we find early in the universe look like train wrecks because they underwent consistent and often' violent' merging, these hot mergers make Milky Way difficult to form well-ordered, cold rotating disks like we observe in our present universe.

  5. Alessandro Valentini:

    Although the details on the deal are pretty light so far, this is a sensible move for Aviva, it is consistent with management's focus on cash flow generation, the initial assessment suggests the valuation for the deal is fair.

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