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consentient | consenting | consentingly | consequence | consequencing | consequent | consequential | consequentially | consequentialness | consequently | consertion


Adjective, Noun


consequenta. [L. consequens, -entis, p. pr. of consequi to follow; con- + sequi to follow: cf. F. conséquent. See Second, and cf. Consecution.].
  •  Following as a result, inference, or natural effect.  [1913 Webster]
    "The right was consequent to, and built on, an act perfectly personal."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Following by necessary inference or rational deduction; as, a proposition consequent to other propositions.  [1913 Webster]
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.
  •  That which follows, or results from, a cause; a result or natural effect.  [1913 Webster]
    "They were ill-governed, which is always a consequent of ill payment."  [1913 Webster]
  •  That which follows from propositions by rational deduction; that which is deduced from reasoning or argumentation; a conclusion, or inference.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The second term of a ratio, as the term b in the ratio a:b, the first a, being the antecedent.  [1913 Webster]


consequent, adj. & n.
1 (often foll. by on, upon) following as a result or consequence.
2 logically consistent.
1 a thing that follows another.
2 Logic the second part of a conditional proposition, dependent on the antecedent.

ME f. OF f. L consequi (as consecution)



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




N sequence, coming after, going after, consecution, succession, posteriority, continuation, order of succession, successiveness, paracme, secondariness, subordinancy, afterbirth, afterburden, placenta, secundines, succeeding, v, sequent, subsequent, consequent, sequacious, proximate, next, consecutive, alternate, amoebean, latter, posterior, after, subsequently, behind, sequence, coming after, (time), following pursuit, follower, attendant, satellite, shadow, dangler, train, subsequent, next, succeeding, following, behind, in the rear, in the train of, in the wake of, after.

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