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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
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
Dictionary Results for consequent:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
consequent
    adj 1: following or accompanying as a consequence; "an excessive
           growth of bureaucracy, with attendant problems"; "snags
           incidental to the changeover in management"; "attendant
           circumstances"; "the period of tension and consequent
           need for military preparedness"; "the ensuant response to
           his appeal"; "the resultant savings were considerable"
           [syn: attendant, consequent, accompanying,
           concomitant, incidental, ensuant, resultant,
           sequent]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Consequent \Con"se*quent\, n.
   1. That which follows, or results from, a cause; a result or
      natural effect.
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            They were ill-governed, which is always a consequent
            of ill payment.                       --Sir J.
                                                  Davies.
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   2. (Logic) That which follows from propositions by rational
      deduction; that which is deduced from reasoning or
      argumentation; a conclusion, or inference.
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   3. (Math.) The second term of a ratio, as the term b in the
      ratio a:b, the first a, being the antecedent.
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
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.
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            The right was consequent to, and built on, an act
            perfectly personal.                   --Locke.
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   2. (Logic) Following by necessary inference or rational
      deduction; as, a proposition consequent to other
      propositions.
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   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.
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