DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for: [Show options]

[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

4 definitions found

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·se·quent /-kwənt, ˌkwɛnt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·se·quent a.
 1. Following as a result, inference, or natural effect.
    The right was consequent to, and built on, an act perfectly personal.   --Locke.
 2. Logic Following by necessary inference or rational deduction; as, a proposition consequent to other propositions.
 Consequent points, Consequent poles Magnetism, a number of poles distributed under certain conditions, along the axis of a magnetized steel bar, which regularly has but the two poles at the extremities.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.
 2. Logic That which follows from propositions by rational deduction; that which is deduced from reasoning or argumentation; a conclusion, or inference.
 3. Math. The second term of a ratio, as the term b in the ratio a:b, the first a, being the antecedent.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : 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" [syn: ensuant, resultant, resulting(a),