Definition of consistent
- a consistent style in painting
- statements not consistent with the truth
- a consistent patriot
- a consistent statistical estimator
He is a consistent supporter of the museum.
We need to be more consistent in handling this problem.
Customers expect that the quality of service they receive will be consistent.
The pain has been consistent.
Your grades have shown consistent improvement this school year.
Their descriptions of the accident were consistent.
The decision was consistent with the company's policy.
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of a piece;
: always acting or behaving in the same way
: of the same quality; especially : good each time
: continuing to happen or develop in the same way
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