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Meaning of CONSECUTIVE

Pronunciation:  kun'sekyutiv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adv]  in a consecutive manner; "we numbered the papers consecutively"
  2. [adj]  one after the other; "back-to-back home runs"
  3. [adj]  successive (without a break); "sick for five straight days"
  4. [adj]  in regular succession without gaps; "serial concerts"
 

CONSECUTIVE is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: back-to-back, continuous, ordered, sequent, sequential, sequentially, serial, straight, succeeding(a), successive, uninterrupted
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con*sec"u*tive\, a. [Cf. F. cons['e]cutif. See
{Consequent}.]
1. Following in a train; succeeding one another in a regular
   order; successive; uninterrupted in course or succession;
   with no interval or break; as, fifty consecutive years.

2. Following as a consequence or result; actually or
   logically dependent; consequential; succeeding.

         The actions of a man consecutive to volition.
                                               --Locke.

3. (Mus.) Having similarity of sequence; -- said of certain
   parallel progressions of two parts in a piece of harmony;
   as, consecutive fifths, or consecutive octaves, which are
   forbidden.

{Consecutive chords} (Mus.), chords of the same kind
   succeeding one another without interruption.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: after, attendant, cadet, catenary, connected, consistent, continuous, enlarging, ensuing, following, increasing, joined, junior, later, lineal, linear, orderly, ordinal, posterior, progressive, puisne, sequent, sequential, serial, seriate, subsequent, succeeding, successional, successive, tight, trailing, uninterrupted, younger
 

 

 

 

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