Origin of consistent
Related formscon·sist·ent·ly, adverbqua·si-con·sist·ent, adjectivequa·si-con·sist·ent·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for consistent
The new report is consistent with a great deal of research that has not yet shifted public thinking about alcohol problems.Americans Drink Too Much, But We’re Not All Alcoholics|Gabrielle Glaser|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There needs to be an across-the-board, consistent defense of the constitutional separation of powers.
A minimum wage is consistent with conservative ideals, for four reasons.To Make Their Victory Durable, the GOP Must Fix the Minimum Wage|Dmitri Mehlhorn|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That vote was consistent with his leadership of the opposition that I saw when I was ambassador.The Bolshevik Who Thinks ‘The Nation’ Is Too Left Wing|Eli Lake|October 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For example, 47 percent of “consistent conservatives” view Fox News as their main source of information.Pew Study: Americans Are Self-Segregating Amid Proliferating Partisan Media|John Avlon|October 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Fortunate it is that not many parents are consistent Christian Scientists.What is Christian Science?|M. M. Mangasarian
You are quite right, but sometimes it is difficult to be consistent.The Heart of Una Sackville|Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
The practice was at variance with the old sessional order: it is consistent with the new standing order of 1845.
They are consistent, and urge that this nation should disarm and check military expenditures.Our National Defense:|George Hebard Maxwell
Professing to do good to all as you have opportunity, be consistent in this matter.Select Temperance Tracts|American Tract Society
British Dictionary definitions for consistent
- (of a set of statements) capable of all being true at the same time or under the same interpretation
- Also: sound (of a formal system) not permitting the deduction of a contradiction from the axiomsCompare complete (def. 5)