n.1.That which follows something on which it depends; that which is produced by a cause; a result.
Shun to taste,
And shun the bitter consequence.
- Milton.
2.(Logic) A proposition collected from the agreement of other previous propositions; any conclusion which results from reason or argument; inference.
3.Chain of causes and effects; consecution.
Such fatal consequence unites us three.
- Milton.
Link follows link by necessary consequence.
- Coleridge.
4.Importance with respect to what comes after; power to influence or produce an effect; value; moment; rank; distinction.
It is a matter of small consequence.
- Shak.
A sense of your own worth and consequence.
- Cowper.
In consequence
hence; for this cause.
In consequence of
by reason of; as the effect of.
Noun1.Consequenceconsequence - a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon; "the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing consequences for business"; "he acted very wise after the event"
2.consequence - the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual; "that result is of no consequence"
Synonyms: aftermath
3.consequence - having important effects or influence; "decisions of great consequence are made by the president himself"; "virtue is of more moment that security"
Synonyms: moment, import
inconsequence - having no important effects or influence
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Consensual contract
Consensus facit legem
Consensus non concubitus facit nuptiam
Consensus tollit errorem
consent decree
Consent rule
Consentientes et agentes pari poena plectentur
-- Consequence --
Consequent points
Consequentiae non est consequentia
Consequential damage
Consequential damages
Conservation of areas
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