[kuh n-sis-tuh nt] /kənˈsɪs tənt/
agreeing or accordant; compatible; not self-contradictory:
His views and actions are consistent.
constantly adhering to the same principles, course, form, etc.:
a consistent opponent.
holding firmly together; cohering.
Archaic. fixed; firm.
showing consistency; not self-contradictory
(postpositive) foll by with. in agreement or harmony; accordant
steady; even: consistent growth
(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
(obsolete) stuck together; cohering
1570s, “standing firm, standing still,” from Latin consistentem (nominative consistens), present participle of consistere (see consist). Modern sense of “agreeing” (with with) is first attested 1640s. Older sense survives in consistency. Related: Consistently.
- Consistently complete
[domain theory] boundedly complete.
[verb kuh n-sist; noun kon-sist] /verb kənˈsɪst; noun ˈkɒn sɪst/ verb (used without object) 1. to be made up or composed (usually followed by of): This cake consists mainly of sugar, flour, and butter. 2. to be comprised or contained (usually followed by in): Her charm does not consist only in her beauty. 3. Archaic. […]
[kuh n-sis-tuh-ree] /kənˈsɪs tə ri/ noun, plural consistories. 1. any of various ecclesiastical councils or tribunals. 2. the place where such a council or tribunal meets. 3. the meeting of any such body. 4. Roman Catholic Church. a solemn assembly of the whole body of cardinals, summoned and presided over by the pope. 5. Anglican […]
[adjective, noun kuh n-soh-shee-it, -eyt, -see-; verb kuh n-soh-shee-eyt, -see-] /adjective, noun kənˈsoʊ ʃi ɪt, -ˌeɪt, -si-; verb kənˈsoʊ ʃiˌeɪt, -si-/ adjective, noun, verb (used without object), consociated, consociating. 1. . verb (kənˈsəʊʃɪˌeɪt) 1. to enter into or bring into friendly association adjective (kənˈsəʊʃɪɪt; -ˌeɪt) 2. associated or united noun (kənˈsəʊʃɪɪt; -ˌeɪt) 3. an associate […]