## CONSEQUENT

### Consequent

A**consequent**is the second half of a hypothetical proposition. In the standard form of such a proposition, it is the part that follows "then". In an implication, if <math>\phi</math> implies <math>\psi</math> then <math>\phi</math> is called the antecedent and <math>\psi</math> is called the

**consequent**.

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### consequent

#### Noun

- The second half of a hypothetical proposition; Q, if the form of the proposition is "If P, then Q."
- An event which follows another.
- The second term of a ratio, i.e. the term
*b*in the ratio*a:b*, the other being the antecedent.

#### Adjective

- Following as a result, inference, or natural effect.
*His retirement and***consequent**spare time enabled him to travel more.

- Of or pertaining to consequences.

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