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con·sis·tent

 (kən-sĭs′tənt)
adj.
1. In agreement; compatible: The testimony was consistent with the known facts.
2. Being in agreement with itself; coherent and uniform: a consistent pattern of behavior.
3. Reliable; steady: demonstrated a consistent ability to impress the critics.
4. Mathematics Having at least one common solution, as of two or more equations or inequalities.
5. Holding true as a group; not contradictory: a consistent set of statements.

[Latin cōnsistēns, cōnsistent-, present participle of cōnsistere, to stand still; see consist.]

con·sis′tent·ly adv.

consistent

(kənˈsɪstənt)
adj
1. showing consistency; not self-contradictory
2. (foll by: with) in agreement or harmony; accordant
3. steady; even: consistent growth.
4. (Mathematics) maths (of two or more equations) satisfied by at least one common set of values of the variables: x + y = 4 and x – y = 2 are consistent.
5. (Logic) logic
a. (of a set of statements) capable of all being true at the same time or under the same interpretation
b. Also: sound (of a formal system) not permitting the deduction of a contradiction from the axioms. Compare complete5
6. obsolete stuck together; cohering
conˈsistently adv

con•sist•ent

(kənˈsɪs tənt)

adj.
1. agreeing or accordant; compatible; not self-contradictory: actions consistent with his views.
2. constantly adhering to the same principles, course, form, etc.: a consistent opponent of capital punishment.
3. holding firmly together; cohering.
4. Archaic. fixed; firm.
[1565–75; < Latin consistent-, s. of consistēns, present participle of consistere. See consist, -ent]
con•sist′ent•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.consistent - (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
invariable - not liable to or capable of change; "an invariable temperature"; "an invariable rule"; "his invariable courtesy"
inconsistent - displaying a lack of consistency; "inconsistent statements cannot both be true at the same time"; "inconsistent with the roadmap"
2.consistent - capable of being reproduced; "astonishingly reproducible results can be obtained"
3.consistent - marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts; "a coherent argument"
logical - capable of or reflecting the capability for correct and valid reasoning; "a logical mind"
rational - consistent with or based on or using reason; "rational behavior"; "a process of rational inference"; "rational thought"
4.consistent - the same throughout in structure or composition; "bituminous coal is often treated as a consistent and homogeneous product"
homogeneous, homogenous - all of the same or similar kind or nature; "a close-knit homogeneous group"

consistent

adjective
1. steady, even, regular, stable, constant, persistent, dependable, unchanging, true to type, undeviating He has never been the most consistent of players.
steady changing, irregular, inconsistent, erratic, deviating
3. coherent, logical, compatible, harmonious, consonant, all of a piece A theory should be internally consistent.
coherent contradictory, inconsistent, incompatible, illogical, incoherent
Quotations
"We cannot remain consistent with the world save by growing inconsistent with our past selves" [Havelock Ellis The Dance of Life]

consistent

adjective
2. Remaining continually unchanged:
Translations
ثَابِتثابِت، مُسْتَقيممُتَّسِق، مُتَوافِق
důslednýpevnýshodnýzásadový
konsistenti overensstemmelse medkonsekvent
johdonmukainen
dosljedan
következetes
samkvæmur
一貫した
일관된
derinąsisištisaineprieštaraujantisnuolatospastovus
izturētskonsekventssaskanīgssavienojams
dôslednýhutný
dosleden
konsekvent
ที่สอดคล้องกัน
tutarlıuyumluistikrarlı
nhất quán

consistent

[kənˈsɪstənt] ADJ
1. (= constant) [person, action, behaviour] → consecuente, coherente; [results] → uniforme; [work, performance] → de calidad constante
2. (= cohesive) [argument] → coherente, lógico
he made various statements which were not consistentrealizó varias declaraciones que no concordaban
his actions are not consistent with his beliefssus actos no son consecuentes con sus ideas
that is not consistent with what you told meeso no encaja or no concuerda con lo que me dijiste

consistent

[kənˈsɪstənt] adj
(= unvarying) [pattern] → constant(e); [approach, policy] → cohérent(e); [support, opposition] → constant(e)
on a consistent basis (= regularly) → systématiquement
(= regularly successful) [player, performer, team] → régulier/ère
consistent with → compatible avec
to be consistent with sth (= match) → correspondre à qch (= be in agreement) → être en accord avec qch

consistent

adj
konsequent; statementsübereinstimmend, miteinander vereinbar; (= logical) argumentlogisch, folgerichtig; (= constant) failureständig, stetig
(= uniform) qualitybeständig; performance, resultsgleichbleibend, stetig; method, styleeinheitlich
(= in agreement) to be consistent with somethingeiner Sache (dat)entsprechen; what you’re saying now is not consistent with what you said beforewas Sie jetzt sagen, widerspricht dem or lässt sich mit dem nicht vereinbaren, was Sie davor gesagt haben

consistent

[kənˈsɪstnt] adj
a. (constant, results, action) → costante; (person) → costante
b. (coherent, argument) → coerente, logico/a
to be consistent with → essere coerente con

consistent

(kənˈsistənt) adjective
1. (often with with) in agreement (with). The two statements are not consistent; The second statement is not consistent with the first.
2. always (acting, thinking or happening) according to the same rules or principles; the same or regular. He was consistent in his attitude; a consistent style of writing.
conˈsistency noun
the consistency of his work.
conˈsistently adverb
His work is consistently good.

consistent

ثَابِت důsledný konsistent beständig συνεπής consecuente johdonmukainen cohérent dosljedan coerente 一貫した 일관된 consistent samsvarende zgodny consistente последовательный konsekvent ที่สอดคล้องกัน tutarlı nhất quán 一致的

consistent

a. consistente, firme, estable.
References in classic literature ?
And when I mention honour, I mean that mode of Divine grace which is not only consistent with, but dependent upon, this religion; and is consistent with and dependent upon no other.
That," replied the Anarchist, who was not without a certain hardness of head, "that is none of your business; I am not bound to be consistent.
I gave him a short account of some particulars, and made my story as plausible and consistent as I could; but I thought it necessary to disguise my country, and call myself a Hollander; because my intentions were for Japan, and I knew the Dutch were the only Europeans permitted to enter into that kingdom.
downwards, it is equally consistent in regarding Homer and Hesiod as `prehistoric'.
No service was too humble for him to perform in the aid of the South, no adventure to perilous for him to undertake if consistent with the character of a civilian who was at heart a soldier, and who in good faith and without too much qualification assented to at least a part of the frankly villainous dictum that all is fair in love and war.
I know, anyway, that I will not be put off with a compromise, with a recurring zero, simply because it is consistent with the laws of nature and actually exists.
In such a case, a plain and open avowal of his difficulties would have been more to his honour I think, as well as more consistent with his general character;--but I will not raise objections against any one's conduct on so illiberal a foundation, as a difference in judgment from myself, or a deviation from what I may think right and consistent.
All the probabilities point to those lines as written by Admiral Bartram: and the position which they occupy is certainly consistent with the theory that they touch the important subject of his own sense of obligation under the Trust.
The imagination of the author must be a child's imagination and yet maturely consistent, so that the White Queen in "Alice," for instance, is seen just as a child would see her, but she continues always herself through all her distressing adventures.
As she must at all events be a frontier, she may deem it most consistent with her safety to have her exposed side turned towards the weaker power of the Southern, rather than towards the stronger power of the Northern, Confederacy.
Without entering into the details of the elaborate account I gave her, -- an account, I fear, not quite so consistent with truth as my Readers in Spaceland might desire, -- I must be content with saying that I succeeded at last in persuading her to return quietly to her household duties without eliciting from me any reference to the World of Three Dimensions.
That it is true his other virtues would not have been sufficient for him may be proved by the case of Scipio, that most excellent man, not only of his own times but within the memory of man, against whom, nevertheless, his army rebelled in Spain; this arose from nothing but his too great forbearance, which gave his soldiers more license than is consistent with military discipline.

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