- the second term of a ratio.
- the second of two vectors in a dyad.
Origin of consequent
Examples from the Web for consequent
Historical Examples of consequent
The consequent depth of green malt when loaded is over 10 inches.
Therefore, he had disobeyed the will of both the gods, and earned the consequent punishment.White Fang
Each series of movements is consequent on a series of volitions.Old-Fashioned Ethics and Common-Sense Metaphysics
William Thomas Thornton
Charles had a racking headache, consequent on motoring before food.Howards End
E. M. Forster
Consequent we said we wished we could buy and get rich, too.The Depot Master
Joseph C. Lincoln
Word Origin for consequent
late 14c., in various senses now restricted to consequence, from Middle French conséquent "following, resulting," from Latin consequentem (nominative consequens); see consequence. Meaning "an event which follows another" is from 1610s. Mathematical sense is from 1560s. Related: Consequently.