consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshot(noun)
a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
"the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing consequences for business"; "he acted very wise after the event"
the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual
consequence, import, moment(noun)
having important effects or influence
"decisions of great consequence are made by the president himself"; "virtue is of more moment than security"; "that result is of no consequence"
That which follows something on which it depends; that which is produced by a cause.
A result of actions.
I'm warning you. If you don't get me the report on time, there will be consequences.
A proposition collected from the agreement of other previous propositions; any conclusion which results from reason or argument; inference.
Chain of causes and effects; consecution.
Importance with respect to what comes after.
The power to influence or produce an effect.
importance, value, or influence
To threaten or punish (a child, etc.) with specific consequences for misbehaviour.
that which follows something on which it depends; that which is produced by a cause; a result
a proposition collected from the agreement of other previous propositions; any conclusion which results from reason or argument; inference
chain of causes and effects; consecution
importance with respect to what comes after; power to influence or produce an effect; value; moment; rank; distinction
Dexter Mills, better known as Consequence, is an American rapper. Consequence debuted in 1996 on A Tribe Called Quest's album Beats, Rhymes, and Life. In 2007 he released his debut album Don't Quit Your Day Job!.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kon′se-kwens, n. that which follows or comes after as a result: effect: influence: importance: (pl.) a round game describing the meeting of a lady and gentleman and its consequences, each player in turn writing a part of the story, not knowing what the others have written.—v.i. (Milt.) to draw inferences.—adj. Con′sequent, following as a natural effect or deduction.—n. that which follows: the natural effect of a cause.—adj. Consequen′tial, following as a result: casual: pompous.—advs. Consequen′tially; Con′sequently. [Fr.,—L. consequi—con, together, and sequi, to follow.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'consequence' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2910
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'consequence' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4769
Rank popularity for the word 'consequence' in Nouns Frequency: #602
The numerical value of consequence in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of consequence in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It could be a consequence of the strike.
Hate is the consequence of fear we fear something before we hate it a child who fears noises becomes a man who hates noise.
What we think, or what we know, or what we believe is, in the end, of little consequence. The only consequence is what we do.
Such prosperity as we have known up to the present is the consequence of rapidly spending the planet's irreplaceable capital.
But what do they amount to? It is confined and contained to a soap opera-like exchange that never leads to anything of consequence.
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Translations for consequence
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- значение, извод, влиятелност, резултат, заключение, последица, важност, следствиеBulgarian
- conseqüènciaCatalan, Valencian
- následek, důsledekCzech
- Folge, KonsequenzGerman
- konsekvenco, sekvoEsperanto
- پی آمدPersian
- toradh, èifeachd, builScottish Gaelic
- okozat, következményHungarian
- consequentie, gevolgDutch
- resultado, consequênciaPortuguese
- следствие, последствиеRussian
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