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consequences

  

      pl n   functioning as sing     (Brit)   a game in which each player writes down a part of a story, folds over the paper, and passes it on to another player who continues the story. After several stages, the resulting (nonsensical) stories are read out  
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consequence  
      n  
1    a result or effect of some previous occurrence  
2    an unpleasant result (esp. in the phrase take the consequences)  
3    significance or importance  
it's of no consequence, a man of consequence     
4      (Logic)  
a    a conclusion reached by reasoning  
b    the conclusion of an argument  
c    the relations between the conclusion and the premises of a valid argument  
5    the relation between an effect and its cause  
6    in consequence   as a result  


logical consequence  
      n   the relation that obtains between the conclusion and the premises of a formally valid argument  

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consequence

  
1    effect, end, end result, event, issue, outcome, repercussion, result, sequel, upshot  
2    account, concern, import, importance, interest, moment, note, portent, significance, value, weight  
3    bottom, distinction, eminence, notability, rank, repute, standing, status  
4    in consequence      as a result, because, following  

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id.
expression used to point out that one will eventually face the consequences of his own actions
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