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Definition 1: (sometimes followed by `with') in agreement or consistent or reliable - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where consistent or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

(consistent is similar to ...) in keeping

"salaries agreeable with current trends" "plans conformable with your wishes" "expressed views concordant with his background"

(consistent is similar to ...) (followed by `to') in conformance to or agreement with

"pursuant to our agreement" "pursuant to the dictates of one's conscience"

(consistent is similar to ...) made compatible or consistent

(consistent is similar to ...) not self-contradictory

(consistent is similar to ...) conforming to the same principles or course of action over time

(means also ...) not liable to or capable of change

"an invariable temperature" "an invariable rule" "his invariable courtesy"

Definition 2: marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where consistent or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a coherent argument

Synonyms for consistent in the sense of this definition

(consistent is similar to ...) perfectly consistent and coherent

"the novel's seamless plot"

(means also ...) capable of or reflecting the capability for correct and valid reasoning

"a logical mind"

(means also ...) consistent with or based on or using reason

"rational behavior" "a process of rational inference" "rational thought"

Definition 3: capable of being reproduced - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where consistent or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • astonishingly reproducible results can be obtained

Synonyms for consistent in the sense of this definition

(consistent is similar to ...) capable of being duplicated

Definition 4: the same throughout in structure or composition - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where consistent or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • bituminous coal is often treated as a consistent and homogeneous product

Synonyms for consistent in the sense of this definition

(consistent is similar to ...) all of the same or similar kind or nature

"a close-knit homogeneous group"

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