- following; successive.
- following logically or naturally; consequent.
- characterized by continuous succession; consecutive.
- something that follows in order or as a result.
Origin of sequent
Examples from the Web for sequent
Harry's game of cards in the freight-car had been a sequent of the game in the chapel.Satan Sanderson
Hallie Erminie Rives
If the Yankee were quick at work, he fulfilled the other sequent of the adage likewise.Cedar Creek
Elizabeth Hely Walshe
They are therefore implicated in the consequences of any resolution and every sequent act.
The theory of evolution is thus primarily the history of an order of sequent facts and relations.On the Ethics of Naturalism
William Ritchie Sorley
Nor sequent centuries could hit / Orbit and sum of Shakespeare's wit.
- following in order or succession
- following as a result; consequent
- something that follows; consequence
- logic a formal representation of an argument. The inference of A from A & B is written A & B ̃⊢ A. The sequent ̃⊢ A represents the derivation of A from no assumptions and thus indicates that A is a theorem
Word Origin and History for sequent
1550s, "following," from Old French sequent "following, subsequent," from Latin sequentem (nominative sequens) "next, following," present participle of sequi "to follow" (see sequel). As a noun from 1580s.