Con"se*quent, n. 1. That which follows, or results from, a cause; a result or natural effect.
They were ill-governed, which is always a consequent of ill payment.Sir J. Davies.
(Logic) That which follows from propositions by rational deduction; that which is deduced from reasoning or argumentation; a conclusion, or inference.
(Math.) The second term of a ratio, as the term b in the ratio a:b, the first a, being the antecedent.
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