consequent

Definitions:

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  • Following as a natural effect, result, or conclusion.
  • Following as a logical conclusion.
  • Logically correct or consistent.
  • Having a position or direction determined by the original form or slope of the earth's surface.
  • The conclusion, as of a syllogism or a conditional sentence.
  • The second term of a ratio.
  • Following as an effect or result, or as a necessary inference; having a relation of sequence: with <em>on</em>, or rarely <em>to</em>: as, the war and the <em>consequent</em> poverty; the poverty <em>consequent on</em> the war.
  • Following in time; subsequent.
  • Characterized by correctness of inference or connectedness of reasoning; logical: as, a <em>consequent</em> action.
  • Effect or result; that which proceeds from a cause; outcome.
  • In <em>logic:</em> That member of a hypothetical proposition which contains the conclusion. See <internalXref urlencoded="antecedent">antecedent</internalXref>. The conclusion of a consequence, or necessary inference conceived as consisting of an antecedent (or premise) and a consequent (or conclusion), and as governed by a consequence (or principle of consecution).
  • 3. In <em>music</em>, same as <internalXref urlencoded="comes">comes</internalXref>, 3.
  • In <em>physical geography</em>, resulting directly from original conditions; having a course determined by the form or slope of an initial land-surface: as, a <em>consequent</em> divide, <em>consequent</em> drainage, a <em>consequent</em> river, a <em>consequent</em> valley, etc. Contrasted with <internalXref urlencoded="insequent">insequent</internalXref>, 2, <internalXref urlencoded="obsequent">obsequent</internalXref>, 2, <internalXref urlencoded="antecedent">antecedent</internalXref>, 2.
  • Following as a result, inference, or natural effect.
  • Following by necessary inference or rational deduction.
  • 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.
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  • That which follows, or results from, a cause; a result or natural effect.
  • That which follows from propositions by rational deduction; that which is deduced from reasoning or argumentation; a conclusion, or inference.
  • The second term of a ratio, as the term <ex>b</ex> in the ratio a:b, the first <ex>a</ex>, being the <ex>antecedent</ex>.
  • Following as a <xref>result</xref>, <xref>inference</xref>, or natural effect.
  • Of or pertaining to <xref>consequences</xref>.
  • The second half of a <xref>hypothetical</xref> <xref>proposition</xref>; Q, if the form of the proposition is "If P, then Q."
  • An event which follows another.
  • The second <xref>term</xref> of a <xref>ratio</xref>, i.e. the term b in the ratio a:b, the other being the <xref>antecedent</xref>.
  • following or accompanying as a consequence
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