apodoses

apodosis

[uh-pod-uh-sis]
noun, plural apodoses [uh-pod-uh-seez] .
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:
1630–40; < Late Latin < Greek: a returning, answering clause, equivalent to apo(di)(nai) to give back (apo- apo- + didónai to give) + -sis -sis

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apodosis (əˈpɒdəsɪs)
 
n , pl -ses
logic, grammar Compare protasis the consequent of a conditional statement, as the game will be cancelled in if it rains the game will be cancelled
 
[C17: via Late Latin from Greek: a returning or answering (clause), from apodidonai to give back]

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