US: /kənˈsɪstənt/
UK: /kənsˈɪstənt/

English Vietnamese dictionary

consistent /kən'sistənt/
  • tính từ
    • đặc, chắc
    • (+ with) phù hợp, thích hợp
      • action consistent with the law: hành động phù hợp với luật pháp
      • it would not be consistent with my honour to...: danh dự của tôi không cho phép tôi...
    • kiên định, trước sau như một
      • a consistent friend of the working class: người bạn kiên định của giai cấp công nhân

Advanced English dictionary

+ adjective
1 (approving) always behaving in the same way, or having the same opinions, standards, etc: She's not very consistent in the way she treats her children. + He has been Milan's most consistent player this season. + We must be consistent in applying the rules. + a consistent approach to the problem + We need results that are consistent (= of the same standard) throughout the year.
2 happening in the same way and continuing for a period of time: the party's consistent failure to come up with any new policies + a pattern of consistent growth in the economy
3 ~ with sth in agreement with sth; not CONTRADICTING sth: The results are entirely consistent with our earlier research. + injuries consistent with a fall from an upper storey (= similar to those such a fall would have caused)
4 (of an argument or a set of ideas) having different parts that all agree with each other: a well-thought-out and consistent argument
consistently adverb: Her work has been of a consistently high standard. + We have argued consistently for a change in the law.

Thesaurus dictionary

1 agreeing, in agreement, in harmony, in keeping, harmonious, in concordance, conforming, in conformance, accordant, compatible, in accord or accordance, consonant:
Her story is not consistent with the facts.
2 dependable, regular, predictable, undeviating, steady, steadfast, unchanging, uniform, unswerving, constant:
His behaviour, even under pressure, has been quite consistent.

Collocation dictionary

1 always behaving in the same way


be | remain


highly, remarkably, very | absolutely, completely, entirely, quite, wholly
His attitude isn't absolutely consistent.
| largely | fairly, reasonably

2 in agreement with sth


be, seem | remain


completely, entirely, fully, perfectly | broadly, largely | fairly, quite, reasonably | internally
His argument is not even internally consistent (= different parts of the argument contradict each other).
| mutually
It is desirable that domestic and EU law should be mutually consistent.
| logically


These findings are consistent across all the studies.
| with
The figures are fully consistent with last year's results.

Concise English dictionary

+(sometimes followed by `with') in agreement or consistent or reliable
+capable of being reproduced
+marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts
+the same throughout in structure or composition