[syn: consecutive, sequentially]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Consecutive \Con*sec"u*tive\, a. [Cf. F. cons['e]cutif. See
1. Following in a train; succeeding one another in a regular
order; successive; uninterrupted in course or succession;
with no interval or break; as, fifty consecutive years.
2. Following as a consequence or result; actually or
logically dependent; consequential; succeeding.
The actions of a man consecutive to volition.
3. (Mus.) Having similarity of sequence; -- said of certain
parallel progressions of two parts in a piece of harmony;
as, consecutive fifths, or consecutive octaves, which are
Consecutive chords (Mus.), chords of the same kind
succeeding one another without interruption.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adv 1: in a consecutive manner; "we numbered the papers
consecutively" [syn: consecutive, sequentially]
adj 1: one after the other; "back-to-back home runs" [syn:
2: in regular succession without gaps; "serial concerts" [syn:
consecutive, sequent, sequential, serial,
3: successive (without a break); "sick for five straight days"
[syn: straight, consecutive]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
33 Moby Thesaurus words for "consecutive":
after, attendant, cadet, catenary, connected, consistent,
continuous, enlarging, ensuing, following, increasing, joined,
junior, later, lineal, linear, orderly, ordinal, posterior,
progressive, puisne, sequent, sequential, serial, seriate,
subsequent, succeeding, successional, successive, tight, trailing,