from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A proposition that follows with little or no proof required from one already proven.
- n. A deduction or an inference.
- n. A natural consequence or effect; a result.
- adj. Consequent; resultant.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Something given beyond what is actually due; something added or superfluous.
- n. Something which occurs a fortiori, as a result of another effort without significant additional effort.
- n. A proposition which follows easily from the proof of another proposition.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. That which is given beyond what is actually due, as a garland of flowers in addition to wages; surplus; something added or superfluous.
- n. Something which follows from the demonstration of a proposition; an additional inference or deduction from a demonstrated proposition; a consequence.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In mathematics, a proposition incidentally proved in proving another; an immediate or easily drawn consequence; hence, any inference similarly drawn.
- n. A surplus; something in excess.
- n. Synonyms Conclusion, etc. See inference.
- Same as corollar and corollate.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a practical consequence that follows naturally
- n. (logic) an inference that follows directly from the proof of another proposition
Middle English corolarie, from Latin corōllārium, money paid for a garland, gratuity, from corōlla, small garland; see corolla.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Middle English, from Late Latin corōllārium ("deduction, consequence, originally money paid for a garland, hence gift, gratuity, something extra"), from corōlla ("small garland"), diminutive of corōna ("crown"). (Wiktionary)