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col·lat·er·al

 (kə-lăt′ər-əl)
adj.
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.
n.
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.]

col·lat′er·al·ly adv.

collateral

(kɒˈlætərəl; kə-)
n
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
adj
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]
colˈlaterally adv

col•lat•er•al

(kəˈlæt ər əl)

n.
1. security pledged for the payment of a loan.
2. Anat.
a. a subordinate or accessory part.
b. a side branch, as of a blood vessel or nerve.
adj.
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]
col•lat′er•al•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.collateral - a security pledged for the repayment of a loan
security interest - any interest in a property that secures the payment of an obligation
guaranty, guarantee - a collateral agreement to answer for the debt of another in case that person defaults
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
lineal, direct - in a straight unbroken line of descent from parent to child; "lineal ancestors"; "lineal heirs"; "a direct descendant of the king"; "direct heredity"
2.collateral - serving to support or corroborate; "collateral evidence"
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"

collateral

noun security, guarantee, deposit, assurance, surety, pledge Many people here cannot borrow from banks because they lack collateral.

collateral

adjective
1. Lying in the same plane and not intersecting:
Idiom: side by side.
2. Giving or able to give help or support:
3. In a position of subordination:
Translations
kolaterálzajištěnízástava
panttivakuus
カタログパンフレット傍系の傍系縁者の傍系親族の
pant

collateral

[kɒˈlætərəl]
A. N
1. (Fin) → garantía f subsidiaria
2. (= person) → colateral mf
B. CPD collateral loan Npréstamo m colateral
collateral security Ngarantía f colateral

collateral

[kəˈlætərəl kɒˈlætərəl] nnantissement mcollateral damage ndommages mpl collatéraux

collateral

adj
(= connected but secondary) evidence, questions etczusätzlich, Zusatz-; eventsBegleit-
(= parallel, side by side) states etcnebeneinanderliegend; (fig) aims etcHand in Hand gehend
descent, branch of familyseitlich, kollateral (spec)
(Fin) securityzusätzlich
n (Fin) → (zusätzliche) Sicherheit

collateral

:
collateral damage
n (Mil, Pol) → Kollateralschaden m
collateral loan
n (Fin) → Lombardkredit m, → Lombarddarlehen nt
collateral security
n (Fin) → Nebensicherheit f, → Nebenbürgschaft f

collateral

[kɒˈlætrl] n (Fin) → garanzia

col·lat·er·al

a. colateral.
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;
a. accesorio-a.

collateral

adj colateral
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But Helen's laugh rang true, as she raised a soapy hand to heaven and swore that never, nowhere and nohow, would she again fall in love with any of the Wilcox family, down to its remotest collaterals.
And he knew that the banks did not want his collateral which they held.
Though, consumed with the hot fire of his purpose, Ahab in all his thoughts and actions ever had in view the ultimate capture of Moby Dick; though he seemed ready to sacrifice all mortal interests to that one passion; nevertheless it may have been that he was by nature and long habituation far too wedded to a fiery whaleman's ways, altogether to abandon the collateral prosecution of the voyage.
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Like all sea-going ship carpenters, and more especially those belonging to whaling vessels, he was, to a certain off-handed, practical extent, alike experienced in numerous trades and callings collateral to his own; the carpenter's pursuit being the ancient and outbranching trunk of all those numerous handicrafts which more or less have to do with wood as an auxiliary material.
He is liable for direct damage both to your chimneys and any collateral damage caused by fall of bricks into garden, etc.
In the second place, it has, on another occasion, been shown that the federal legislature will not only be restrained by its dependence on its people, as other legislative bodies are, but that it will be, moreover, watched and controlled by the several collateral legislatures, which other legislative bodies are not.
DEAR SIR, - We notice that your account to-day stands 119,000 pounds overdrawn, against which we hold as collateral security shares in the Bekwando Land Company to the value of 150,000 pounds.
I kept half a dozen membership cards working in the free library and did an immense amount of collateral reading.