Consecutive meaning

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The definition of consecutive refers to things that happen one after the other or something that logically follows the former thing.

An example of consecutive months are July and August.

An example of consecutive is the dessert that follows the main course.

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Marked by logical sequence.
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Following one after another without interruption; successive.

Was absent on three consecutive days; won five consecutive games on the road.

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(grammar) Expressing consequence or result.

A consecutive clause.

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Having some logical sequence.
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Following in order, without interruption; successive.

For four consecutive days.

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Proceeding from one part or idea to the next in logical order, as a story, reasoning, etc.
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Origin of consecutive

  • French consécutif from Old French from Medieval Latin cōnsecūtīvus from cōnsecūtus past participle of Latin cōnsequī to follow closely consequent

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French consécutif

    From Wiktionary