consistent

  • 1 consistent — I adjective accordant, agreeing, alike, coherent, cohering, compatible, compliable, concordant, conformable, congruent with, congruous, consonant, constans, conveniens, correspondent, equable, equal, harmonious, logical, not contradictory,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 consistent — CONSISTÉNT, Ă, consistenţi, te, adj. 1. Vârtos, tare. 2. (Despre hrană) Substanţial, săţios. – Din fr. consistant. Trimis de dante, 30.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  Consistent ≠ inconsistent, neconsistent Trimis de siveco, 03.08.2004. Sursa: Antonime… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 3 Consistent — Con*sist ent, a. [L. consistens, p. pr.: cf. F. consistant.] 1. Possessing firmness or fixedness; firm; hard; solid. [1913 Webster] The humoral and consistent parts of the body. Harvey. [1913 Webster] 2. Having agreement with itself or with… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 consistent — [kən sis′tənt] adj. [L consistens, prp. of consistere: see CONSIST] 1. Rare holding together; firm; solid [consistent soil] 2. in agreement or harmony; in accord; compatible [deeds not consistent with his words] 3. holding always to the same… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 consistent — [adj1] constant, regular dependable, even, expected, homogeneous, invariable, logical, of a piece, persistent, rational, same, steady, true, true to type, unchanging, undeviating, unfailing, uniform, unvarying; concept 534 Ant. disagreeing,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 consistent — ► ADJECTIVE 1) conforming to a regular pattern; unchanging. 2) (usu. consistent with) in agreement. DERIVATIVES consistently adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 Consistent — (v. lat.), fest zusammenhängend, dauerhaft, derb …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 8 consistent — (adj.) 1570s, standing firm, standing still, from L. consistentem (nom. consistens), prp. of consistere (see CONSIST (Cf. consist)). Modern sense of agreeing (with with) is first attested 1640s. Older sense survives in CONSISTENCY (Cf.… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 consistent — congruous, *consonant, compatible, congenial, sympathetic Analogous words: conforming or conformable, tallying, jibing, squaring (see corresponding verbs at AGREE): matching, equaling (see MATCH vb): identical, alike, similar, *like Antonyms:… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 consistent — adj. 1 always behaving in the same way VERBS ▪ be ▪ become ▪ Each generation becomes ever more consistent in its thinking. ▪ remain ADVERB …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 11 consistent — con|sis|tent W3S3 [kənˈsıstənt] adj [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: , present participle of consistere; CONSIST] 1.) always behaving in the same way or having the same attitudes, standards etc usually used to show approval ≠ ↑inconsistent ▪… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 consistent — con|sis|tent [ kən sıstənt ] adjective ** 1. ) not changing in behavior, attitudes, or qualities: Since joining the team last year, he has become our most consistent performer. consistent in: I have been consistent in my approach over the years.… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 consistent */*/ — UK [kənˈsɪstənt] / US adjective 1) not changing in behaviour, attitudes, or qualities Since joining the team last year, he has become our most consistent performer. consistent in: I have been consistent in my approach over the years. be… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 consistent — [[t]kənsɪ̱stənt[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADJ GRADED Someone who is consistent always behaves in the same way, has the same attitudes towards people or things, or achieves the same level of success in something. Becker has never been the most consistent of… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 consistent — adjective 1 always having the same beliefs, behaviour, attitudes, quality etc: one of the most consistent players on the tennis circuit | a consistent supporter of constitutional rights 2 continuing to develop in the same way: a consistent… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 consistent — adjective Etymology: Latin consistent , consistens, present participle of consistere Date: 1638 1. archaic possessing firmness or coherence 2. a. marked by harmony, regularity, or steady continuity …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 17 consistent — 01. Louise is a [consistent] player; we can always count on her to have a good game. 02. Brent is our most [consistent] scorer, averaging at least one goal or assist per game. 03. Your son has been [consistently] late for class for the last two… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 18 consistent — adj. consistent with (consistent with our principles) * * * [kən sɪst(ə)nt] consistent with (consistent with our principles) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 19 consistent*/ — [kənˈsɪstənt] adj 1) not changing in behaviour, attitudes, or qualities Ant: inconsistent A good manager is flexible but consistent.[/ex] 2) continuing or developing steadily in the same way a consistent improvement[/ex] 3) containing statements… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 20 consistent — consistently, adv. /keuhn sis teuhnt/, adj. 1. agreeing or accordant; compatible; not self contradictory: His views and actions are consistent. 2. constantly adhering to the same principles, course, form, etc.: a consistent opponent. 3. holding… …

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