1. [ adjective ] persistent in occurrence and unvarying in nature
Synonyms: steady unvarying invariant changeless

"maintained a constant temperature" "a constant beat" "principles of unvarying validity" "a steady breeze"

Related terms: invariable
2. [ adjective ] continually recurring or continuing without interruption

"constant repetition of the exercise" "constant chatter of monkeys"

Related terms: continual
3. [ noun ] (mathematics) a quantity that does not vary
Synonyms: constant_quantity
Related terms: quantity parameter
4. [ adjective ] steadfast in purpose or devotion or affection

"a man constant in adherence to his ideals" "a constant lover" "constant as the northern star"

Related terms: inconstant steadfast faithful unfailing stable faithful unchangeable invariable constancy
5. [ adjective ] uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing
Synonyms: ceaseless perpetual never-ending unceasing unremitting incessant

"the ceaseless thunder of surf" "in constant pain" "the incessant noise of the city" "the never-ending search for happiness" "the perpetual struggle to maintain standards in a democracy"

Related terms: continuous
6. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 6501
7. [ noun ] (mathematics) a number representing a quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context

"the velocity of light is a constant"

Related terms: number coefficient speed_of_light avogadro's_number constant_of_proportionality boltzmann's_constant gas_constant hubble's_constant equilibrium_constant ionic_charge cosmological_constant G
Similar spelling:   Constante