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Consequent vs. Antecedent

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Consequentadjective

Following as a result, inference, or natural effect.

‘His retirement and consequent spare time enabled him to travel more.’;

Antecedentadjective

Earlier, either in time or in order.

‘an event antecedent to the Biblical Flood’; ‘an antecedent cause’;

Consequentadjective

Of or pertaining to consequences.

Antecedentadjective

Presumptive.

‘an antecedent improbability’;

Consequentnoun

(logic) The second half of a hypothetical proposition; Q, if the form of the proposition is "If P, then Q."

Antecedentnoun

Any thing that precedes another thing, especially the cause of the second thing.

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Consequentnoun

An event which follows another.

Antecedentnoun

An ancestor.

Consequentnoun

(math) The second term of a ratio, i.e. the term b in the ratio a:b, the other being the antecedent.

Antecedentnoun

(grammar) A word, phrase or clause referred to by a pronoun.

Consequentadjective

Following as a result, inference, or natural effect.

‘The right was consequent to, and built on, an act perfectly personal.’;

Antecedentnoun

(logic) The conditional part of a hypothetical proposition, i.e. p \rightarrow q, where p is the antecedent, and q is the consequent.

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Consequentadjective

Following by necessary inference or rational deduction; as, a proposition consequent to other propositions.

Antecedentnoun

(logic) The first of two subsets of a sequent, consisting of all the sequent's formulae which are valuated as true.

Consequentnoun

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.’;

Antecedentnoun

(math) The first term of a ratio, i.e. the term a in the ratio a:b, the other being the consequent.

Consequentnoun

That which follows from propositions by rational deduction; that which is deduced from reasoning or argumentation; a conclusion, or inference.

Antecedentnoun

Previous principles, conduct, history, etc.

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Consequentnoun

The second term of a ratio, as the term b in the ratio a:b, the first a, being the antecedent.

Antecedentadjective

Going before in time; prior; anterior; preceding; as, an event antecedent to the Deluge; an antecedent cause.

Consequentadjective

following as an effect or result;

‘the period of tension and consequent need for military preparedness’; ‘the ensuant response to his appeal’; ‘the resultant savings were considerable’; ‘the health of the plants and the resulting flowers’;

Antecedentadjective

Presumptive; as, an antecedent improbability.

Consequentadjective

following as a result or effect

‘you've got a university place consequent on your exam results’; ‘the social problems of pupils and their consequent educational difficulties’;

Antecedentnoun

That which goes before in time; that which precedes.

‘The Homeric mythology, as well as the Homeric language, has surely its antecedents.’;

Consequentadjective

logically consistent.

Antecedentnoun

One who precedes or goes in front.

‘My antecedent, or my gentleman usher.’;

Consequentadjective

(of a stream or valley) having a direction or character determined by the original slope of the land before erosion.

Antecedentnoun

The earlier events of one's life; previous principles, conduct, course, history.

‘If the troops . . . prove worthy of their antecedents, the victory is surely ours.’;

Consequentnoun

the second part of a conditional proposition, whose truth is stated to be implied by that of the antecedent.

Antecedentnoun

The noun to which a relative refers; as, in the sentence "Solomon was the prince who built the temple," prince is the antecedent of who.

Consequentnoun

the second or imitating voice or part in a canon.

Antecedentnoun

The first or conditional part of a hypothetical proposition; as, If the earth is fixed, the sun must move.

Consequent

A consequent is the second half of a hypothetical proposition. In the standard form of such a proposition, it is the part that follows .

‘then’;

Antecedentnoun

The first of the two terms of a ratio; the first or third of the four terms of a proportion. In the ratio a:b, a is the antecedent, and b the consequent.

Antecedentnoun

someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)

Antecedentnoun

a preceding occurrence or cause or event

Antecedentnoun

anything that precedes something similar in time;

‘phrenology was an antecedent of modern neuroscience’;

Antecedentnoun

the referent of an anaphor; a phrase or clause that is referred to by an anaphoric pronoun

Antecedentadjective

preceding in time or order

Antecedentnoun

a thing that existed before or logically precedes another

‘some antecedents to the African novel might exist in Africa's oral traditions’;

Antecedentnoun

a person's ancestors or family and social background

‘her early life and antecedents have been traced’;

Antecedentnoun

an earlier word, phrase, or clause to which another word (especially a following relative pronoun) refers back.

Antecedentnoun

the statement contained in the ‘if’ clause of a conditional proposition.

Antecedentadjective

preceding in time or order; previous or pre-existing

‘antecedent events’;

Antecedentadjective

denoting or counting as an antecedent.

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