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consequence

(Conclusion), noun aftereffect, aftermath, climax, completion, conclusion, consummation, culmination, decision, deduction, denouement, derivation, derivative, determination, effect, emanation, ensual, eventuality, final result, finale, finding, finish, fruition, illation, logical result, offshoot, outcome, outgrowth, product, reaction, resolution, response, result, resultant action, settlement, upshot, verdict
Associated concepts: consequential benefits, consequential contempt, consequential contracts, consequential dammges, consequential injuries, consequential loss
Foreign phrases: Consuetudo non trahitur in conseqenniam.Custom is not drawn into consequence. Non officit conatus nisi sequatur effectus. An attempt does not harm unless a consequence follows. Officit conatus si effectus sequatur. The attempt becomes of consequence, if the effect follows.

consequence

(Significance), noun accent, auctoritas, base, basis, core, distinction, effect, essence, essential quallty, force, germ, heart, import, importance, influence, magnitude, marrow, materialness, meaning, merit, notable feature, nucleus, point, primary element, principle, prominence, purport, quintessence, relevance, self-consequence, self-importance, seriousness, soul, substance, usefulness, vital part
See also: amount, clout, concern, conclusion, degree, development, effect, eminence, emphasis, follow-up, force, import, importance, influence, interest, magnitude, outcome, outgrowth, prestige, primacy, reputation, result, strength, toll, value, weight
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The risks taken in allowing the concentration, widespread movement, and subsequent liberation of pen-raised breeder deer to commingle with wild deer, have left all Texans to bear the consequences.
people to account and if they lie they should bear the consequences but Alistair has borne the consequences.
He said that MQM would react on every single abuse and violence against it and culprits had to bear the consequences.
It is a shocking dereliction of duty, it betrays an attitude of contempt for the people who will bear the consequences of these cuts most acutely.
Those who have committed crimes must bear the consequences," Ahmadzai said.
I said that whoever perpetrated the kidnapping and murder of our boys would bear the consequences.
Arsovski considers that if the opposition continues to insist to remain outside the Parliament, it will bear the consequences from this decision.
If she is found guilty, she should face punishment and bear the consequences.
Rubbishing Kejriwal's comment, Congress leader Rshid Alvi said: "If you ignore the truth then you will bear the consequences of that thing.
In this case, it is the child who will bear the consequences of our inaction, consequences which are often lifelong, and can be very severe.
The violations against the mosque have never stopped, the last of which was opening the Al Aqsa gates to extremist Jews," he said, and called for Arab, Islamic and international action to stop the breach of freedom to worship and also violations of the international law which, he said, could ignite a religious war in the region that Israel would have to bear the consequences of.
We have warned before that we will take every action necessary against terrorists and I don't see a problem in making it clear that those challenging the state and disregarding its laws and aligning themselves with terrorism will bear the consequences of their actions," he said.