In consequence of
Consequence Con"se*quence, n. [L., consequentia: cf. F. cons['e]quence. See {Consequent}.] 1. That which follows something on which it depends; that which is produced by a cause; a result. [1913 Webster]

Shun to taste, And shun the bitter consequence. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. (Logic) A proposition collected from the agreement of other previous propositions; any conclusion which results from reason or argument; inference. [1913 Webster]

3. Chain of causes and effects; consecution. [1913 Webster]

Such fatal consequence unites us three. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Link follows link by necessary consequence. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster]

4. Importance with respect to what comes after; power to influence or produce an effect; value; moment; rank; distinction. [1913 Webster]

It is a matter of small consequence. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

A sense of your own worth and consequence. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]

{In consequence}, hence; for this cause.

{In consequence of}, by reason of; as the effect of.

Syn: Effect; result; end. See {Effect}. [1913 Webster]


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