- An example of consecutive months are July and August.
- An example of consecutive is the dessert that follows the main course.
The definition of consecutive refers to things that happen one after the other or something that logically follows the former thing.
- following in order, without interruption; successive: for four consecutive days
- proceeding from one part or idea to the next in logical order, as a story, reasoning, etc.
Origin of consecutiveFrench consécutif from Medieval Latin consecutivus from past participle of Classical Latin consequi: see consequence
- Following one after another without interruption; successive: was absent on three consecutive days; won five consecutive games on the road.
- Marked by logical sequence.
- Grammar Expressing consequence or result: a consecutive clause.
Origin of consecutiveFrench consécutif from Old French from Medieval Latin cōnsecūtīvus from cōnsecūtus past participle of Latin cōnsequī to follow closely ; see consequent .
From French consécutif