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1. Situated or running side by side; parallel.
2. Coinciding in tendency or effect; concomitant or accompanying.
3. Serving to support or corroborate: collateral evidence.
4. Of a secondary nature; subordinate: collateral target damage from a bombing run.
5. Of, relating to, or guaranteed by a security pledged against the performance of an obligation: a collateral loan.
6. Having an ancestor in common but descended from a different line.
1. Property acceptable as security for a loan or other obligation.
2. A collateral relative.
[Middle English, from Medieval Latin collaterālis : Latin com-, com- + Latin latus, later-, side.]
1. (Banking & Finance)
a. security pledged for the repayment of a loan
b. (as modifier): a collateral loan.
2. (Biology) a person, animal, or plant descended from the same ancestor as another but through a different line
3. situated or running side by side
4. (Biology) descended from a common ancestor but through different lines
5. (Law) serving to support or corroborate
6. aside from the main issue
7. uniting in tendency
[C14: from Medieval Latin collaterālis, from Latin com- together + laterālis of the side, from latus side]
col•lat•er•al(kəˈlæt ər əl)
1. security pledged for the payment of a loan.
a. a subordinate or accessory part.
b. a side branch, as of a blood vessel or nerve.
3. accompanying; auxiliary: collateral aid.
4. additional; confirming: collateral evidence.
5. secured by collateral.
6. secondary or incidental.
7. (of a relative) descended from the same stock, but in a different line.
8. situated at the side.
9. running side by side; parallel.
[1350–1400; Middle English (< Anglo-French) < Medieval Latin collaterālis= Latin col- col-1 + laterālis lateral]
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|Noun||1.||collateral - a security pledged for the repayment of a loan|
security interest - any interest in a property that secures the payment of an obligation
|Adj.||1.||collateral - descended from a common ancestor but through different lines; "cousins are collateral relatives"; "an indirect descendant of the Stuarts"|
related - connected by kinship, common origin, or marriage
|2.||collateral - serving to support or corroborate; "collateral evidence"|
corroborative, corroboratory, substantiating, substantiative, validating, validatory, verificatory, verifying, confirmative, confirmatory, confirming
supportive - furnishing support or assistance; "a supportive family network"; "his family was supportive of his attempts to be a writer"
|3.||collateral - accompany, concomitant; "collateral target damage from a bombing run"|
secondary - being of second rank or importance or value; not direct or immediate; "the stone will be hauled to a secondary crusher"; "a secondary source"; "a secondary issue"; "secondary streams"
|4.||collateral - situated or running side by side; "collateral ridges of mountains"|
parallel - being everywhere equidistant and not intersecting; "parallel lines never converge"; "concentric circles are parallel"; "dancers in two parallel rows"
descent, branch of family → seitlich, kollateral (spec)
(Fin) security → zusätzlich
n (Fin) → (zusätzliche) Sicherheit
n (Mil, Pol) → Kollateralschaden m
n (Fin) → Lombardkredit m, → Lombarddarlehen nt
n (Fin) → Nebensicherheit f, → Nebenbürgschaft f
collateral[kɒˈlæt/ər/əl] n (Fin) → garanzia
1. indirecto-a, subsidiario-a o accesorio-a a la cuestión principal;
2. una rama subsidiaria del axón de un nervio o vaso sanguíneo;
adv. al lado;