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Definitions of consequent

  1. A result or effect; in mathematics, the second term of a ratio. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. That which follows: the natural effect of a cause. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. Effect; conclusion or inference. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  4. That which follows a cause; an effect. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  5. Consequently. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. following as an effect or result; "the period of tension and consequent need for military preparedness"; "the ensuant response to his appeal"; "the resultant savings were considerable"; "the health of the plants and the resulting flowers" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. That which follows, or results from, a cause; a result or natural effect. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. That which follows from propositions by rational deduction; that which is deduced from reasoning or argumentation; a conclusion, or inference. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. The second term of a ratio, as the term b in the ratio a:b, the first a, being the antecedent. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. Following as a result; as, war and the consequent poverty. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. Following as a natural effect or deduction. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. Naturally following. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. Following as a result or conclusion; logical. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. Following as an effect; following by necessary inference. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. Following as a natural effect. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for consequent

  1. In 1942, with the introduction of war damage insurance and the consequent increase of premiums, it was decided that the Library should, like other Government Departments, not be insured, the Government carrying the risk itself. – Report of the Chief Librarian for the Year Ended 31 March 1958: Special Centennial Issue by J. O. Wilson and General Assembly Library (New Zealand)
  2. Whatever seems worth winning- this fight, in the present instance, and the consequent larger field. – Empire Builders by Francis Lynde
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