[ kuhn-sek-yuh-tiv ]
/ kənˈsɛk yə tɪv /
following one another in uninterrupted succession or order; successive: six consecutive numbers, such as 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10.
marked by logical sequence.
Grammar. expressing consequence or result: a consecutive clause.
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SYNONYMS FOR consecutive
OTHER WORDS FROM consecutive
con·sec·u·tive·ly, adverbcon·sec·u·tive·ness, nounnon·con·sec·u·tive, adjectivenon·con·sec·u·tive·ly, adverb
non·con·sec·u·tive·ness, nounun·con·sec·u·tive, adjectiveun·con·sec·u·tive·ly, adverb
Words nearby consecutive
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British Dictionary definitions for nonconsecutive
/ (kənˈsɛkjʊtɪv) /
(of a narrative, account, etc) following chronological sequence
following one another without interruption; successive
characterized by logical sequence
music another word for parallel (def. 3)
grammar expressing consequence or resultconsecutive clauses
Derived forms of consecutiveconsecutively, adverbconsecutiveness, noun
Word Origin for consecutive
C17: from French consécutif, from Latin consecūtus having followed, from consequī to pursue
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