- following one another in uninterrupted succession or order; successive: six consecutive numbers, such as 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10.
- marked by logical sequence.
- Grammar. expressing consequence or result: a consecutive clause.
- (of a narrative, account, etc) following chronological sequence
- following one another without interruption; successive
- characterized by logical sequence
- music another word for parallel (def. 3)
- grammar expressing consequence or resultconsecutive clauses
adj.1610s, from French consécutif (16c.), from Medieval Latin consecutivus, from Latin consecutus “following closely,” past participle of consequi (see consequence). Related: Consecutively.