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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