from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Following one after another without interruption; successive: was absent on three consecutive days; won five consecutive games on the road.
- adj. Marked by logical sequence.
- adj. Grammar Expressing consequence or result: a consecutive clause.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. following, in succession, without interruption
- adj. Having some logical sequence
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Following in a train; succeeding one another in a regular order; successive; uninterrupted in course or succession; with no interval or break.
- adj. Following as a consequence or result; actually or logically dependent; consequential; succeeding.
- adj. Having similarity of sequence; -- said of certain parallel progressions of two parts in a piece of harmony.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- 1. Uninterrupted in course or succession; succeeding one another in a regular order; successive.
- Following; succeeding: with to.
- In music, consecutive intervals; usually, the forbidden progression of consecutive or parallel fifths or octaves.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. successive (without a break)
- adj. in regular succession without gaps
- adj. one after the other
- adv. in a consecutive manner
French consécutif, from Old French, from Medieval Latin cōnsecūtīvus, from cōnsecūtus, past participle of Latin cōnsequī, to follow closely; see consequent.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)