from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective In agreement; compatible.
- adjective Being in agreement with itself; coherent and uniform.
- adjective Reliable; steady.
- adjective Mathematics Having at least one common solution, as of two or more equations or inequalities.
- adjective Holding true as a group; not contradictory.
from The Century Dictionary.
- 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.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Possessing firmness or fixedness; firm; hard; solid.
- adjective Having agreement with itself or with something else; having harmony among its parts; possesing unity; accordant; harmonious; congruous; compatible; uniform; not contradictory.
- adjective Living or acting in conformity with one's belief or professions.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective of a regularly occurring,
- adjective logic Of a set of statements, such that no
contradictionlogically follows from them.
- noun plural Objects or facts that are
coexistent, or in agreementwith one another.
- noun In the history of the
Eastern Orthodox Church, a kind of penitentwho was allowed to assist at prayers, but could not be admitted to receive the holy sacrament.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective (sometimes followed by `with') in agreement or consistent or reliable
- adjective capable of being reproduced
- adjective the same throughout in structure or composition
- adjective marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Latin cōnsistēns, cōnsistent-, present participle of cōnsistere, to stand still; see consist.]
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