American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. In agreement; compatible: The testimony was consistent with the known facts.
- adj. Being in agreement with itself; coherent and uniform: a consistent pattern of behavior.
- adj. Reliable; steady: demonstrated a consistent ability to impress the critics.
- adj. Mathematics Having at least one common solution, as of two or more equations or inequalities.
- adj. Holding true as a group; not contradictory: a consistent set of statements.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Fixed; firm; solid: as, the consistent parts of a body, distinguished from the fluid.
- Standing together or in agreement; compatible; congruous; uniform; not contradictory or opposed: as. two opinions or schemes are consistent; a law is consistent with justice and humanity.
- Characterized by consistency or harmony; not self-opposed or self-contradictory: as, a consistent life.
- Composed; made up.
- adj. of a regularly occurring, dependable nature
- adj. logic Of a set of statements, such that no contradiction logically follows from them.
- n. plural Objects or facts that are coexistent, or in agreement with one another.
- n. 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.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Possessing firmness or fixedness; firm; hard; solid.
- adj. Having agreement with itself or with something else; having harmony among its parts; possesing unity; accordant; harmonious; congruous; compatible; uniform; not contradictory.
- adj. Living or acting in conformity with one's belief or professions.
- adj. (sometimes followed by `with') in agreement or consistent or reliable
- adj. capable of being reproduced
- adj. the same throughout in structure or composition
- adj. marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts
- Latin cōnsistēns, cōnsistent-, present participle of cōnsistere, to stand still; see consist. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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