Origin of consequence
Synonyms for consequence
Antonyms for consequence
Related Words for consequencesresidue, weight, emanation, importance, residual, corollary, ramification, residuum, sequela, consecution, contrecoup
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Contemporary Examples of consequences
They were going to tell their story, consequences be damned.I Tried to Warn You About Sleazy Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in 2003
January 7, 2015
His next book is Government against Itself: Public Union Power and Its Consequences (Oxford) due out in January 2015.How Public Sector Unions Divide the Democrats
December 29, 2014
Silver State casino bosses were told to part company with Cuba or face the consequences.Will Hyman Roth Return to Havana With Normalized Relations?
John L. Smith
December 18, 2014
But he had already begun to start speaking his truth, consequences be damned.How Richard Pryor Beat Bill Cosby and Transformed America
David Yaffe, Scott Saul
December 10, 2014
I think I know why there are no consequences for police officers!Even Grade School Kids Are Protesting the Garner Killing Now
December 6, 2014
Historical Examples of consequences
He was bold enough to brave the consequences of this act, which he foresaw clearly.Brave and Bold
These theories were also in their consequences far-reaching.'Tis Sixty Years Since
Charles Francis Adams
But what is the real value, what will be the consequences, of our victory?
I have not read his book, but its consequences speak for it.The Grand Old Man
Richard B. Cook
Your father takes it upon himself to be answerable for all consequences.Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9)
- a conclusion reached by reasoning
- the conclusion of an argument
- the relations between the conclusion and the premises of a valid argument
see consequence. As the name of a round game, attested from 1796.
late 14c., "inference, conclusion," from Old French consequence "result" (13c., Modern French conséquence), from Latin consequentia, from consequentem (nominative consequens), present participle of consequi "to follow after," from com- "with" (see com-) + sequi "to follow" (see sequel). Sense of "importance" (c.1600) is from notion of being "pregnant with consequences."
see in consequence; of consequence.