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CONSECUTIVE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does consecutive mean? 

CONSECUTIVE (adjective)
  The adjective CONSECUTIVE has 3 senses:

1. in regular succession without gaps
2. successive (without a break)
3. one after the other

  Familiarity information: CONSECUTIVE used as an adjective is uncommon.


CONSECUTIVE (adverb)
  The adverb CONSECUTIVE has 1 sense:

1. in a consecutive manner

  Familiarity information: CONSECUTIVE used as an adverb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CONSECUTIVE (adjective)


Sense 1consecutive [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In regular succession without gaps

Synonyms:

successive; serial; sequential; sequent; consecutive

Context example:

serial concerts

Similar:

ordered (having a systematic arrangement; especially having elements succeeding in order according to rule)


Sense 2consecutive [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Successive (without a break)

Synonyms:

straight; consecutive

Context example:

sick for five straight days

Similar:

continuous; uninterrupted (continuing in time or space without interruption)


Sense 3consecutive [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

One after the other

Synonyms:

back-to-back; consecutive

Context example:

back-to-back home runs

Similar:

succeeding (coming after or following)


CONSECUTIVE (adverb)


Sense 1consecutive [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In a consecutive manner

Synonyms:

consecutive; sequentially

Context example:

we numbered the papers consecutively

Pertainym:

consecutive (in regular succession without gaps)


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