Learner's definition of CONSISTENT
[more consistent; most consistent]
1 a : always acting or behaving in the same way
b : of the same quality especially : good each time
He is a consistent supporter of the museum.
We need to be more consistent in handling this problem.
Data from recent experiments show consistent results. [=results that do not change]
2 : continuing to happen or develop in the same way
The pain has been consistent.
Your grades have shown consistent improvement this school year.
You need to exercise on a more consistent [=regular] basis.
3 : having parts that agree with each other : in agreement with something
His statements were not consistent with the truth. [=were not true]
His symptoms are consistent with heart disease. [=the symptoms he has are symptoms of heart disease]
The decision was consistent with the company's policy.