Consecutive Definition

Following in order, without interruption; successive.
For four consecutive days.
Webster's New World
Proceeding from one part or idea to the next in logical order, as a story, reasoning, etc.
Webster's New World
Marked by logical sequence.
American Heritage
Expressing consequence or result.
A consecutive clause.
American Heritage

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

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