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consequent Explained

consequent at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['kɔnsəkwənt]

consequent at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adj [usually before noun] formal [Date: 1400-1500; Language: French; Origin: Latin, present participle of consequi, from com- ( COM-) + sequi 'to follow']// happening as a result of a particular event or situation// --the rise in inflation and consequent fall in demand// subsequent//

consequent at Dutch => English Of Explained:

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consequent at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

26 Moby Thesaurus words for "consequent":
appendant, consequential, derivational, derivative, ensuing, final,
following, intelligent, logical, next, posterior, postpositional,
postpositive, proximate, reasonable, resultant, resulting,
sensible, sequacious, sequent, sequential, sound, subsequent,
succeeding, successive, suffixed

consequent at Dutch => English Of Explained:

consequent [kɔnsəkwɛnt]
consistent

consequent at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

adjective
~ (on / upon sth) (formal) happening as a result of sth:
the lowering of taxes and the consequent increase in spending * the responsibilities consequent upon the arrival of a new child

Consequent at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Consequent \Con"se*quent\, a. [L. consequens, -entis, p. pr. of
consequi to follow; con- + sequi to follow: cf. F.
cons['e]quent. See {Second}, and cf. {Consecution}.]
1. Following as a result, inference, or natural effect.

The right was consequent to, and built on, an act
perfectly personal. --Locke.

2. (Logic) Following by necessary inference or rational
deduction; as, a proposition consequent to other
propositions.

{Consequent points}, {Consequent poles} (Magnetism), a number
of poles distributed under certain conditions, along the
axis of a magnetized steel bar, which regularly has but
the two poles at the extremities.

Consequent \Con"se*quent\, n.
1. That which follows, or results from, a cause; a result or
natural effect.

They were ill-governed, which is always a consequent
of ill payment. --Sir J.
Davies.

2. (Logic) That which follows from propositions by rational
deduction; that which is deduced from reasoning or
argumentation; a conclusion, or inference.

3. (Math.) The second term of a ratio, as the term b in the
ratio a:b, the first a, being the antecedent.

consequent at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

consequent
adj : 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" [syn: {ensuant}, {resultant}, {resulting(a)},
{sequent}]

consequent at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » conséquent

English

Inter: wikipedi » a

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » consequens|lang=la, consequentis, present participle of Inter: term » consequi||to follow|lang=la, from Inter: term » con-|lang=la + Inter: term » sequi||to follow|lang=la. Compare French Inter: term » conséquent|lang=fr.

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » US Inter: IPA » /ˈkɑn.sɪ.kwənt/|lang=en

Adjective

Inter: en-adj » -
  • Following as a result, inference, or natural effect.
    1. : His retirement and consequent spare time enabled him to travel more.
    2. Of or pertaining to consequences.

      Coordinate terms

      * antecedent

      Related terms

      * consequence

  • subsequent

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » as a result
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|следващ като резултат
  • Dutch: Inter: t- » nl|met als gevolg

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Russian: Inter: qualifier » somewhat Inter: t+ » ru|итоговый|sc=Cyrl, Inter: qualifier » somewhat Inter: t+ » ru|результирующий|sc=Cyrl
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|consecuente


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » of or pertaining to consequences
    • Dutch: Inter: t- » nl|hiermee gepaard gaande


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|последующий|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|следующий|sc=Cyrl

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    References

    * Inter: R:Webster 1913 » consequent

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n
  • Inter: logi » c The second half of a hypothetical proposition; Q, if the form of the proposition is "If P, then Q."
    1. An event which follows another.
    2. Sir J. Davies
    3. : They were ill-governed, which is always a consequent of ill payment.
    4. Inter: mat » h The second term of a ratio, i.e. the term b in the ratio a:b, the other being the antecedent.

      Holonyms

      * conditional

  • See Category: Wikisaurus:argument form -

    Coordinate terms

    * antecedent

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » the second half of a hypothetical proposition
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|следствие|n|tr=|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t- » ru|правая часть условного высказывания|tr=|sc=Cyrl, Inter: qualifier » linguistics Inter: t- » ru|вторая часть условного предложения|tr=|sc=Cyrl

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|consecuente|m


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » following event
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|следствие|n
    • Dutch: Inter: t- » nl|resulterend gevolg


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|исход|m|tr=|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|итог|m|tr=|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|последствие|n|tr=|sc=Cyrl

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    Dutch

    Adjective

    Inter: nl-adj » -
  • Inter: l » en|consequent, resulting

    Declension

    Inter: nl-decl-adj-nc » 2=-

    Related terms

    * consequentie

  • Translation: cy » consequent
    Translation: et » consequent
    Translation: el » consequent
    Translation: es » consequent
    Translation: fr » consequent
    Translation: ko » consequent
    Translation: hu » consequent
    Translation: ml » consequent
    Translation: ja » consequent
    Translation: pl » consequent
    Category: simple:consequent -
    Translation: fi » consequent
    Translation: ta » consequent
    Translation: te » consequent
    Translation: vi » consequent
    Translation: zh » consequent

    conséquent at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » consequent

    French

    Adjective

    Inter: fr-adj » sort=consequent
  • Acting or operating in a consistent or logical manner; coherent.
    1. Ensuing logically from something else; consequent.
    2. Inter: Europe » informal Large; considerable; important.

      Derived terms

      * par conséquent

      Noun

      Inter: fr-noun » m|sort=consequent


  • the second term in various semantic or logical relationship where the first term is called the Inter: term » antécédent
  • Inter: music » lang=fr a countersubject.

  • Translation: fr » conséquent
    Translation: ko » conséquent
    Translation: io » conséquent
    Translation: pl » conséquent
    Translation: pt » conséquent
    Translation: fi » conséquent
    Translation: sv » conséquent
    Translation: vi » conséquent
    Translation: zh » conséquent