Definition for CON-SEC'U-TIVE

CON-SEC'U-TIVE, a. [It. consecutivo; Fr. consecutif. See Consecution.]

  1. Following in a train; succeeding one another in a regular order; successive; uninterrupted in course or succession; as, fifty consecutive years. – Arbuthnot.
  2. Following; consequential; succeeding; as, the actions of men consecutive to volition. – Locke.
  3. Consecutive chords, in music, imply a succession or repetition of the same consonance in similar motion. – Encyc.

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