American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adv. As a result; therefore.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- By consequence; by the connection of cause and effect or of antecedent and consequent; in consequence of something; therefore.
- Synonyms Wherefore, Accordingly, etc. See therefore.
- adv. conjunctive As a result or consequence of something.
- adv. sequence, obsolete subsequently, following after in time or sequence.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. By consequence; by natural or logical sequence or connection.
- adv. (sentence connectors) because of the reason given
- adv. as a consequence
- consequent + -ly (Wiktionary)
“We should be reminded that only a hand full of Methodists have a political agenda, which consequently is destroying the religious values for the remainder of the 300,000 followers.”
“To an unfortunate extent, their fears are well-founded, and the playing field consequently is left to thieves.”
“That bias resides within much of the public, and consequently is reflected in much of the CBC's coverage.”
“For the hydrogen atom, which has only one electron and consequently is the simplest atom to investigate theoretically, the calculation of the motion of the electron in the electric field of the nucleus led to results of such accuracy that 20 years elapsed until any error of the theory could be found experimentally.”
“Guanidine consequently is a specific inhibitor of the poliovirus.”
“Nothing so aroused her indignation as the mention of her name consequently few knew what it really was.”
“The writer of C was a mechanical copyist and not at home in English, consequently he reproduces X with tolerable accuracy.”
“It also follows that one of the extremes—the people in their capacity of subjects—being fixed and represented by unity, the simple proportion must, whenever the duplicate proportion is increased or diminished, increase or diminish accordingly, and the mean term consequently changes.”
“As an outsider who truly cares for Canada, such has been my Imperial upbringing, as much as I care for Scotland or Wales, or even Yorkshire, I cannot help wondering if your present troubles and travail are not due primarily to the complete cessation of immigration and the fact that new wealth consequently is no longer circulating through all the various wheels of your industry and agriculture.”
“The law relates only to any omission and consequently is quite different from that laid down in”
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