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English adjective: consistent

1. consistent (sometimes followed by `with') in agreement or consistent or reliable


SamplesTestimony 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.


Similaraccordant, agreeable, concordant, conformable, consonant, pursuant, reconciled, self-consistent, unchanging


See alsoinvariable


Antonymsinconsistent

2. consistent capable of being reproduced


SamplesAstonishingly reproducible results can be obtained.


Synonymsreproducible


Similarduplicable, duplicatable


Antonymsirreproducible, unreproducible

3. consistent marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts


SamplesA coherent argument.


Synonymscoherent, logical, ordered


Similarseamless


See alsological, rational


Antonymsincoherent

4. consistent the same throughout in structure or composition


SamplesBituminous coal is often treated as a consistent and homogeneous product.


Synonymsuniform


Similarhomogeneous, homogenous


Antonymsheterogeneous, heterogenous









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