Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: adjective

Definitions: (adjective) If X is consistent with Y, then X fits or matches Y. (adjective) If something is consistent, it is regular and you can guess what it will be like in the future.

Examples: (adjective) His behavior is consistent with his words. (adjective) The theory is consistent with the data. (adjective) Since including more art and music lessons, overall student scores have shown a consistent improvement in all subjects. (adjective) She makes a consistent effort to study hard.

Synonyms: adjectives: regular. agreeable, identical.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 1 D