Definition for CON'SE-QUENT

CON'SE-QUENT, a. [L. consequens.]

  1. Following as the natural effect; with to or on. The right was consequent to, and built on, an act perfectly personal. – Locke. His poverty was consequent on his vices.
  2. Following by necessary inference or rational deduction; as, a proposition consequent to other propositions.

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