- the clause expressing the consequence in a conditional sentence, often beginning with then, as “then I will” in “If you go, then I will.”Compare protasis(def 1).
Origin of apodosis
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Here we regularly have the Indicative in both Protasis and Apodosis.
The apodosis (qu'est-ce que je ferais) is omitted and only the protasis is expressed.Contes Franais
Douglas Labaree Buffum
The Subjunctive in the Apodosis of conditional sentences of this type is of the Potential variety.
The apodosis of an implied condition: 'If you prayed for me, the fire would rise'.
- logic grammar the consequent of a conditional statement, as the game will be cancelled in if it rains the game will be cancelledCompare protasis
C17: via Late Latin from Greek: a returning or answering (clause), from apodidonai to give back
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