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

How to pronounce consistent?

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How to say consistent in sign language?

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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. Coast Guard:

    The debris is scattered about over several miles, it's going to take some time to verify. The items would appear to be consistent with the missing ship.

  2. Philip Breedlove:

    Many of their actions are consistent with preparations for another offensive.

  3. Nandikesh Sivalingam:

    Given the amount of resources that the government has, what will decide the efficacy of this plan is consistent engagement with farmers, but if you expect results next winter, it can't happen.

  4. Andrew Tyrie:

    A crucial task is to identify the maximum level of EU market access, consistent with the need for some control on migration.

  5. Roger Federer:

    Rafa was still there again on clay. I was consistent last year. I think Andy Murray is on Andy Murray way back. Andy Murray still made the Masters, even though Andy Murray didn't play so well for sometime.

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