corollary

  • 1 Corollary — Cor ol*la*ry (k?r ?l l? r?; 277), n.; pl. {Corollaries} ( r?z). [L. corollarium gift, corollary, fr. corolla. See {Corolla}.] 1. That which is given beyond what is actually due, as a garland of flowers in addition to wages; surplus; something… …

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  • 2 corollary — I noun addition, adjunct, appurtenance, complement, correlation, correspondence, deduction, derivation, derived principle, logical sequence, offshoot, outcome, outgrowth, propinquity, sequent, supplement, syllogism II index adjunct Burton s Legal …

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  • 3 corollary — late 14c., from L.L. corollarium a deduction, consequence, from L. corollarium, originally money paid for a garland, hence gift, gratuity, something extra; and in logic, a proposition proved from another that has been proved. From corolla small… …

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  • 4 corollary — [n] conclusion, deduction aftereffect, analogy, consequence, culmination, effect, end, end product, induction, inference, issue, precipitate, result, sequel, sequence, upshot; concepts 230,410,529 …

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  • 5 corollary — ► NOUN (pl. corollaries) 1) a logical proposition that follows from one already proved. 2) a direct consequence or result. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ associated; supplementary. ORIGIN Latin corollarium money paid for a garland or chaplet; gratuity (later a… …

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  • 6 corollary — [kôr′ə ler΄ē, kär′ə ler΄ē; ] Brit & often Cdn [, kə räl′ər ē] n. pl. corollaries [ME corolarie < LL corollarium, a deduction < L, orig., money paid for a garland, hence gift, gratuity < corolla: see COROLLA] 1. a proposition that follows …

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  • 7 Corollary — A corollary (  /ˈkɒrə …

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  • 8 corollary — noun /kɒˈrɒləri,ˈkɒrələri,ˈkɔɹəˌlɛɹi/ a) Something given beyond what is actually due; something added or superfluous. Finally getting that cracked window fixed was a nice corollary of redoing the whole storefont. b) Something which occurs a… …

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  • 9 corollary — n. a corollary to * * * [kə rɒl(ə)rɪ] a corollary to …

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  • 10 corollary — co|rol|la|ry [kəˈrɔləri US ˈko:rəleri, ˈka: ] n plural corollaries formal [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: corollarium money paid for a circle of flowers, something additional , from corolla circle of flowers ] something that is the direct… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 corollary — [[t]kərɒ̱ləri, AM kɔ͟ːrəleri[/t]] corollaries N COUNT: oft with poss A corollary of something is an idea, argument, or fact that results directly from it. [FORMAL] The number of prisoners increased as a corollary of the government s determination …

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  • 12 corollary — UK [kəˈrɒlərɪ] / US [ˈkɔrəˌlerɪ] noun [countable] Word forms corollary : singular corollary plural corollaries formal something that will also be true if a particular idea or statement is true, or something that will also exist if a particular… …

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  • 13 corollary — noun (plural laries) Etymology: Middle English corolarie, from Late Latin corollarium, from Latin, money paid for a garland, gratuity, from corolla Date: 14th century 1. a proposition inferred immediately from a proved proposition with little or… …

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  • 14 corollary — /kawr euh ler ee, kor /; esp. Brit., /keuh rol euh ree/, n., pl. corollaries. 1. Math. a proposition that is incidentally proved in proving another proposition. 2. an immediate consequence or easily drawn conclusion. 3. a natural consequence or… …

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  • 15 corollary — [kə rɒləri] noun (plural corollaries) 1》 Logic a proposition that follows from (and is often appended to) one already proved. 2》 a direct consequence or result. adjective 1》 Logic forming a corollary. 2》 associated; supplementary. Origin ME: from …

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  • 16 corollary — noun (C) formal something that is the direct result of something else: This is the inevitable corollary of his determination to succeed …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 corollary — noun job losses are the unfortunate corollary of budget cutting Syn: consequence, result, end result, upshot, effect, repercussion, product, by product, offshoot …

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  • 18 corollary — cor•ol•lar•y [[t]ˈkɔr əˌlɛr i, ˈkɒr [/t]] esp. brit., [[t]kəˈrɒl ə ri[/t]] n. pl. lar•ies 1) math. Math. a proposition incidentally proved in proving another proposition 2) an immediate consequence or easily drawn conclusion 3) a natural… …

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  • 19 corollary — n. & adj. n. (pl. ies) 1 a a proposition that follows from (and is often appended to) one already proved. b an immediate deduction. 2 (often foll. by of) a natural consequence or result. adj. 1 supplementary, associated. 2 (often foll. by to)… …

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  • 20 corollary — A straightforward consequence of a theorem …

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