collaterally

collateral

[kuh-lat-er-uhl]
noun
1.
security pledged for the payment of a loan: He gave the bank some stocks and bonds as collateral for the money he borrowed.
2.
Anatomy.
a.
a subordinate or accessory part.
b.
a side branch, as of a blood vessel or nerve.
3.
a relative descended from the same stock, but in a different line.
adjective
4.
accompanying; auxiliary: He received a scholarship and collateral aid.
5.
additional; confirming: collateral evidence; collateral security.
6.
secured by collateral: a collateral loan.
7.
aside from the main subject, course, etc.; secondary: These accomplishments are merely collateral to his primary goal.
8.
descended from the same stock, but in a different line; not lineal: A cousin is a collateral relative.
9.
pertaining to those so descended.
10.
situated at the side: a collateral wing of a house.
11.
situated or running side by side; parallel: collateral ridges of mountains.
12.
Botany. standing side by side.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English (< Anglo-French) < Medieval Latin collaterālis, equivalent to col- col-1 + laterālis lateral

collaterality [koh-lat-uh-ral-i-tee] , collateralness, noun
collaterally, adverb
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collateral (kɒˈlætərəl, kə-)
 
n
1.  a.  security pledged for the repayment of a loan
 b.  (as modifier): a collateral loan
2.  a person, animal, or plant descended from the same ancestor as another but through a different line
 
adj
3.  situated or running side by side
4.  descended from a common ancestor but through different lines
5.  serving to support or corroborate
6.  aside from the main issue
7.  uniting in tendency
 
[C14: from Medieval Latin collaterālis, from Latin com- together + laterālis of the side, from latus side]
 
col'laterally
 
adv

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collateral
late 14c., "accompanying," also "descended from the same stock," from O.Fr. collateral, from M.L. collateralis "accompanying," lit. "side by side," from L. com- "together" + lateralis "of the side," from latus "a side" (see oblate (n.)). Lit. sense of "parallel, along the
side of" attested in Eng. from c.1450.
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collateral col·lat·er·al (kə-lāt'ər-əl)
adj.

  1. Indirect, subsidiary, or accessory to the main thing.

  2. Having an ancestor in common but descended from a different line.

n.
  1. A branch of a nerve axon or blood vessel.

  2. A collateral relative.


col·lat'er·al·ly adv.
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collateral definition


Property or its equivalent that a debtor deposits with a creditor to guarantee repayment of a debt.

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