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con·se·quent

 (kŏn′sĭ-kwĕnt′, -kwənt)
adj.
1.
a. Following as a natural effect, result, or conclusion: tried to prevent an oil spill and the consequent damage to wildlife.
b. Following as a logical conclusion.
2. Logically correct or consistent.
3. Geology Having a position or direction determined by the original form or slope of the earth's surface: a consequent river; a consequent valley.
n.
1. Logic The conclusion, as of a syllogism or a conditional sentence.
2. The second term of a ratio.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin cōnsequēns, cōnsequent-, present participle of cōnsequī, to follow closely : com-, intensive pref.; see com- + sequī, to follow; see sekw- in Indo-European roots.]

consequent

(ˈkɒnsɪkwənt)
adj
1. following as an effect or result
2. following as a logical conclusion or by rational argument
3. (Physical Geography) (of a river) flowing in the direction of the original slope of the land or dip of the strata
n
4. something that follows something else, esp as a result
5. (Logic) logic the resultant clause in a conditional sentence
6. (Logic) affirming the consequent logic the fallacy of inferring the antecedent of a conditional sentence, given the truth of the conditional and its consequent, as if John is six feet tall, he's more than five feet: he's more than five feet so he's six feet
7. (Mathematics) an obsolete term for denominator1
[C15: from Latin consequēns following closely, from consequī to pursue]

con•se•quent

(ˈkɒn sɪˌkwɛnt, -kwənt)

adj.
1. following as an effect or result; resulting (often fol. by on or to).
2. following as a logical conclusion.
3. following or progressing logically.
n.
4. anything that follows upon something else, with or without a causal relationship.
5. the second member of a conditional proposition, as he was a great general in If Caesar conquered Gaul, he was a great general. Compare antecedent (def. 6).
6. Math.
a. the second term of a ratio.
b. the second of two vectors in a dyad.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin consequent-, s. of consequēns, present participle of consequī to succeed. See consecution]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.consequent - following or accompanying as a consequence; "an excessive growth of bureaucracy, with attendant problems"; "snags incidental to the changeover in management"; "attendant circumstances"; "the period of tension and consequent need for military preparedness"; "the ensuant response to his appeal"; "the resultant savings were considerable"
subsequent - following in time or order; "subsequent developments"

consequent

adjective following, resulting, subsequent, successive, ensuing, resultant, sequential The warming of the Earth and the consequent climatic changes affect us all.

consequent

adjective
Consistent with reason and intellect:
Translations

consequent

[ˈkɒnsɪkwənt] ADJconsiguiente

consequent

[ˈkɒnsɪkwənt] adj
(= consequential) → résultant(e)
(formal) to be consequent upon sth, to be consequent on sth → résulter de qch

consequent

adj attrdaraus folgend, sich daraus ergebend; (temporal) → darauf folgend; to be consequent upon something (form, liter)sich aus etw ergeben

consequent

[ˈkɒnsɪkwənt] adjconseguente
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