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    consequence

    consequence - Dictionary definition and meaning for word consequence

    Definition
    (noun) a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
    Synonyms : effect , event , issue , outcome , result , upshot
    Example Sentence
    • the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise
    • his decision had depressing consequences for business
    • he acted very wise after the event
    Definition
    (noun) the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual
    Synonyms : aftermath
    Definition
    (noun) having important effects or influence
    Synonyms : import , moment
    Example Sentence
    • decisions of great consequence are made by the president himself
    • virtue is of more moment than security
    • that result is of no consequence
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