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Definition of Consequence

Consequence

  1. That which follows something on which it depends; that which is produced by a cause; a result.
  2. A proposition collected from the agreement of other previous propositions; any conclusion which results from reason or argument; inference.
  3. Chain of causes and effects; consecution.
  4. Importance with respect to what comes after; power to influence or produce an effect; value; moment; rank; distinction.

Consequence Quotations

Our country is now taking so steady a course as to show by what road it will pass to destruction, to wit: by consolidation of power first, and then corruption, its necessary consequence.
Thomas Jefferson

What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error; let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
Voltaire

Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
Jim Rohn

But if you - if what - the reports are true, what they're saying is, is that as a consequence of us getting 30 million additional people health care, at the margins that's going to increase our costs, we knew that.
Barack Obama

Economic medicine that was previously meted out by the cupful has recently been dispensed by the barrel. These once unthinkable dosages will almost certainly bring on unwelcome after-effects. Their precise nature is anyone's guess, though one likely consequence is an onslaught of inflation.
Warren Buffett
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Consequence Translations

consequence in Dutch is consequentie, gevolg
consequence in German is Folge, Konsequenz, Folge, Resultat
consequence in Italian is successione, consequenza
consequence in Latin is eventus
consequence in Spanish is consecuencia, secuela

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