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1. consequence

noun. ['ˈkɑːnsəkwəns'] a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon.

Synonyms

  • branch
  • byproduct
  • offspring
  • repercussion
  • aftermath
  • impact
  • result
  • dent
  • product
  • reverberation
  • brisance
  • domino effect
  • position effect
  • placebo effect
  • issue
  • fallout
  • effect
  • change
  • spillover
  • knock-on effect
  • upshot
  • bandwagon effect
  • offset
  • influence
  • wake
  • backwash
  • outcome
  • aftereffect
  • wallop
  • harvest
  • butterfly effect
  • Coriolis effect
  • event
  • side effect
  • offshoot
  • phenomenon
  • materialisation
  • response
  • outgrowth
  • by-product
  • coattails effect

Antonyms

  • block
  • recall
  • freeze
  • ending

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Words that Rhyme with Consequence

  • abeyance
  • abhorrence
  • absence
  • abstinence
  • abundance
  • acceptance
  • acceptance
  • accordance
  • acquaintance
  • acquiescence
  • adherence
  • admittance
  • adolescence
  • adolescence
  • adriance
  • affluence
  • agence
  • allegiance
  • alliance
  • allowance

Example sentences of the word consequence


1. Noun, singular or mass
Whether or not they are resident of the country or state is of no consequence.

Quotes containing the word consequence


1. Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
- Jim Rohn

2. One day you will kiss a man you can't breathe without, and find that breath is of little consequence.
- Karen Marie Moning, Bloodfever

3. Start-up success is not a consequence of good genes or being in the right place at the right time. Success can be engineered by following the right process, which means it can be learned, which means it can be taught.
- Eric Ries

2. consequence

noun. ['ˈkɑːnsəkwəns'] the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual.

Synonyms

  • final result
  • aftermath
  • payoff
  • result
  • outcome
  • resultant
  • comeupance
  • train
  • deserts
  • wages
  • termination
  • reward
  • comeuppance
  • fruit
  • corollary

Antonyms

  • parent
  • stifle
  • beginning
  • unbend

3. consequence

noun. ['ˈkɑːnsəkwəns'] having important effects or influence.

Synonyms

  • import
  • matter
  • moment
  • hell to pay

Antonyms

  • inconsequence
  • disappearance
  • converge
  • tributary
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