noun. ['ˈkɔrəˌlɛri'] a practical consequence that follows naturally.
Words that Rhyme with Corollary
Example sentences of the word corollary
1. Noun, singular or mass
Presidents and legal scholars traditionally considered the power to fire a corollary of the power to hire.
A corollary to this is to listen more than you speak.
Quotes containing the word corollary
1. Upon this first, and in one sense this sole, rule of reason, that in order to learn you must desire to learn, and in so desiring not be satisfied with what you already incline to think, there follows one corollary which itself deserves to be inscribed upon every wall of the city of philosophy: Do not block the way of inquiry.
- Charles Sanders Peirce
2. A corollary of this has been that Christians have thought that they should only create art with a Pollyanna quality to it: paintings of birds and kittens, movies that extol family life and end happily, songs that are positive and uplifting – in short, works of art that show a world that is almost unfallen where no one experiences conflict and where sin is naughty rather than wicked.
- Steve Turner, Imagine: A Vision for Christians in the Arts
noun. ['ˈkɔrəˌlɛri'] (logic) an inference that follows directly from the proof of another proposition.