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Consequent vs. Antecedent

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  • Consequent (adjective)

    Following as a result, inference, or natural effect.

    "His retirement and consequent spare time enabled him to travel more."

  • Consequent (adjective)

    Of or pertaining to consequences.

  • Consequent (noun)

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

  • Consequent (noun)

    An event which follows another.

  • Consequent (noun)

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

  • Antecedent (adjective)

    Earlier, either in time or in order.

    "an event antecedent to the Biblical Flood"

    "an antecedent cause"

  • Antecedent (adjective)

    Presumptive.

    "an antecedent improbability"

  • Antecedent (noun)

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

  • Antecedent (noun)

    An ancestor.

  • Antecedent (noun)

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

  • Antecedent (noun)

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

  • Antecedent (noun)

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

    "rfex|en"

  • Antecedent (noun)

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

  • Antecedent (noun)

    Previous principles, conduct, history, etc.

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  • Consequent (adjective)

    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"

  • Consequent (adjective)

    logically consistent.

  • Consequent (adjective)

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

  • Consequent (noun)

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

  • Consequent (noun)

    the second or imitating voice or part in a canon.

  • Antecedent (noun)

    a thing that existed before or logically precedes another

    "some antecedents to the African novel might exist in Africa's oral traditions"

  • Antecedent (noun)

    a person's ancestors or family and social background

    "her early life and antecedents have been traced"

  • Antecedent (noun)

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

  • Antecedent (noun)

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

  • Antecedent (adjective)

    preceding in time or order; previous or pre-existing

    "antecedent events"

  • Antecedent (adjective)

    denoting or counting as an antecedent.

Oxford Dictionary
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  • Consequent (adjective)

    Following as a result, inference, or natural effect.

  • Consequent (adjective)

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

  • Consequent (noun)

    That which follows, or results from, a cause; a result or natural effect.

  • Consequent (noun)

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

  • Consequent (noun)

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

  • Antecedent (adjective)

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

  • Antecedent (adjective)

    Presumptive; as, an antecedent improbability.

  • Antecedent (noun)

    That which goes before in time; that which precedes.

  • Antecedent (noun)

    One who precedes or goes in front.

  • Antecedent (noun)

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

  • Antecedent (noun)

    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.

  • Antecedent (noun)

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

  • Antecedent (noun)

    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.

Webster Dictionary
  • Consequent (adjective)

    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"

  • Antecedent (noun)

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

  • Antecedent (noun)

    a preceding occurrence or cause or event

  • Antecedent (noun)

    anything that precedes something similar in time;

    "phrenology was an antecedent of modern neuroscience"

  • Antecedent (noun)

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

  • Antecedent (adjective)

    preceding in time or order

Princeton's WordNet

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