consequent upon

consequent

[kon-si-kwent, -kwuhnt]
adjective
1.
following as an effect or result; resulting (often followed by on, upon, or to ): a fall in price consequent to a rise in production.
2.
following as a logical conclusion: a consequent law.
3.
following or progressing logically: consequent reasoning.
noun
4.
anything that follows upon something else, with or without a causal relationship.
5.
Logic. the second member of a conditional proposition, as “Caesar was a great general” in “If Caesar conquered Gaul, he was a great general.”
6.
Mathematics.
a.
the second term of a ratio.
b.
the second of two vectors in a dyad.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English (noun) < Latin consequent- (stem of consequēns, present participle of consequī to follow closely). See con-, sequent

nonconsequent, adjective

consequent, subsequent.
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consequent (ˈkɒnsɪkwənt)
 
adj
1.  following as an effect or result
2.  following as a logical conclusion or by rational argument
3.  (of a river) flowing in the direction of the original slope of the land or dip of the strata
 
n
4.  something that follows something else, esp as a result
5.  logic the resultant clause in a conditional sentence
6.  logic affirming the consequent the fallacy of inferring the antecedent of a conditional sentence, given the truth of the conditional and its consequent, as if John is six feet tall, he's more than five feet: he's more than five feet so he's six feet
7.  an obsolete term for denominator
 

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consequent
late 14c., in various senses now restricted to consequence, from Fr. conséquent, from L. consequentem (nom. consequens); see consequence. Meaning "an event which follows another" is from 1610s. Mathematical sense is from 1570. Related: Consequently (late 15c.).
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