- Remaining the same throughout.
- Regular or uniform in occurrence or action.
- Compatible with or able to be reconciled with other facts or values.
Late 16th century (in the sense "constant in action or effect"): from latin consistent- "standing together", from the verb consistere, from con- "together" + sistere "stand".
- The company's profits have been consistent over the last few years.
- Her performance was consistent with her usual high standards.
- The evidence is consistent with the theory.
- His behavior was not consistent with the expectations of the company.
- The team's performance was not consistent throughout the season.