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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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. Brigadier General Wilson Shoffner:

    The recent attacks in Kabul are consistent with this trend.

  2. Susan Love:

    I think for EDC, we will try to stay consistent with our past practices but will also look at tapping other markets if there's demand. I do think it's a possibility we would look at issuing in other currencies.

  3. Michael Siegel:

    When you examine the relationship between brand-specific advertising and underage youth consumption by brand, there is a very strong and consistent relationship.

  4. Brent McIntosh:

    We intend to get as much money out as quickly as possible, consistent with our obligation to taxpayers to know that it's going for the right purposes.

  5. Jim Thrasher:

    Current warnings in the United States are small and barely noticeable, as they are on the side of the cigarette packages and have had the same messages for over 30 years, the data are very consistent across a range of different studies in different cultural contexts – graphic warnings on cigarette packages do a better job than warnings with only text when informing consumers about the many serious health risks from smoking and in promoting smoking cessation.

Images & Illustrations of consistent

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