a security pledged for the repayment of a loan
descended from a common ancestor but through different lines
"cousins are collateral relatives"; "an indirect descendant of the Stuarts"
collateral, confirmative, confirming, confirmatory, corroborative, corroboratory, substantiating, substantiative, validating, validatory, verificatory, verifying(adj)
serving to support or corroborate
"collateral target damage from a bombing run"
situated or running side by side
"collateral ridges of mountains"
A security or guarantee (usually an asset) pledged for the repayment of a loan if one cannot procure enough funds to repay. (Originally supplied as "accompanying" security.)
A collateral (not linear) family member.
A branch of a bodily part or system of organs
Besides the arteries blood streams through numerous veins we call collaterals
parallel, along the same vein, side by side.
Corresponding; accompanying, concomitant.
being aside from the main subject; tangential, subordinate, ancillary.
Although not a direct cause, the twin towers were certainly a collateral incitement for the war.
(family) of an indirect ancestral relationship, as opposed to lineal descendency.
Uncles, aunts, cousins, nephews and nieces are collateral relatives.
relating to a collateral in the sense of an obligation or security
expensive to the extent of being paid through a loan
coming from, being on, or directed toward, the side; as, collateral pressure
acting in an indirect way
related to, but not strictly a part of, the main thing or matter under consideration; hence, subordinate; not chief or principal; as, collateral interest; collateral issues
tending toward the same conclusion or result as something else; additional; as, collateral evidence
descending from the same stock or ancestor, but not in the same line or branch or one from the other; -- opposed to lineal
a collateral relative
collateral security; that which is pledged or deposited as collateral security
Origin: [LL. collateralis; col- + lateralis lateral. See Lateral.]
Collateral is a 2004 American crime thriller film directed by Michael Mann from a screenplay written by Stuart Beattie, and starring Tom Cruise as a contract killer and Jamie Foxx as a taxi driver who finds himself his hostage. The film is set in Los Angeles, California, and the supporting cast includes Jada Pinkett Smith and Mark Ruffalo. Foxx's performance was widely praised and he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kol-at′ėr-al, adj. side by side: running parallel or together; corresponding; descended from the same ancestor, but not directly, as the children of brothers.—n. a collateral relation: a contemporary: a rival.—adv. Collat′erally. [L. col, and latus, lateris, a side.]
The numerical value of collateral in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of collateral in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of collateral in a Sentence
American whiskeys have become collateral damage.
By default, we're like the collateral damage of this trend.
Clearly the events show the risk of misidentification and collateral damage.
I was not the target of their motion, and yet have somehow become collateral damage.
This could create collateral damage in Chinese efforts to expand overseas through the private sector.
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- успореден, косвен, съпътствуващBulgarian
- zástava, kolaterál, zajištěníCzech
- weitläufig, Neben-, Begleitmaterial, Werbematerial, nebeneinanderliegend, hinzukommend, Marketing-Material, begleitend, entfernt, Begleit-, entfernte Verwandte, Pfand, Bei-, weitläufige Verwandtschaft, entfernter Verwandter, benachbart, SicherheitGerman
- rinnakkais-, vakuus, pantti, rinnakkainenFinnish
- collatéral, indirecteFrench
- 傍系親族の, カタログ, 担保, パンフレット, 傍系縁者の, 傍系のJapanese
- 평행한, 담보물Korean
- moni punga, pungaMāori
- subsidiair, begeleidend, nevenverwant, zijdelings, vertakking, pand, onderpand, collateraal, bijkomstigDutch
- сопутствующий, косвенный, залог, боковой, побочный, поручительствоRussian
- zástava, zálohaSlovak
- pant, säkerhetSwedish
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