corollary


cor·ol·lary

noun \ˈkr-ə-ˌler-ē, ˈkär-, -le-rē, British kə-ˈrä-lə-rē\

: something that naturally follows or results from another thing

plural cor·ol·lar·ies

Full Definition of COROLLARY

1
:  a proposition inferred immediately from a proved proposition with little or no additional proof
2
a :  something that naturally follows :  result
b :  something that incidentally or naturally accompanies or parallels
corollary adjective

Examples of COROLLARY

  1. <one corollary of the rise of television was a massive makeover of radio's programming>
  2. <increased taxes—or expanding deficits—are the inevitable corollary to any new government spending program>

Origin of COROLLARY

Middle English corolarie, from Late Latin corollarium, from Latin, money paid for a garland, gratuity, from corolla
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Logic Terms

a posteriori, connotation, inference, mutually exclusive, paradox, postulate, syllogism

Rhymes with COROLLARY

actuary, adversary, airy-fairy, ancillary, antiquary, apiary, arbitrary, aviary, axillary, bacillary, beriberi, bestiary, biliary, black raspberry, Bloody Mary, boysenberry, breviary, budgetary, calamari, calamary, candleberry, Canterbury, capillary, carpellary, cassowary, catenary, cautionary, cavitary, cemetery, centenary, certiorari, checkerberry, chinaberry, cometary, commentary, commissary, condottiere, coralberry, coronary, culinary, customary, dictionary, dietary, dignitary, dromedary, dysentery, elderberry, emissary, estuary, farkleberry, February, formulary, fragmentary, fritillary, functionary, funerary, honorary, huckleberry, intermarry, janissary, January, lamasery, lapidary, lectionary, legendary, legionary, lingonberry, literary, loganberry, luminary, mammillary, mandatary, maxillary, medullary, mercenary, miliary, military, millenary, milliary, millinery, missionary, momentary, monastery, mortuary, necessary, ordinary, ossuary, partridgeberry, pensionary, pigmentary, planetary, Pondicherry, prebendary, presbytery, pulmonary, quaternary, red mulberry, reliquary, rowanberry, salivary, salmonberry, salutary, sanctuary, sanguinary, sanitary, secondary, secretary, sedentary, seminary, silverberry, solitary, sour cherry, stationary, stationery, statuary, subcontrary, sublunary, sugarberry, sumptuary, syllabary, temporary, tertiary, thimbleberry, Tipperary, Tom and Jerry, topiary, tributary, tutelary, Typhoid Mary, unitary, urinary, vestiary, Virgin Mary, visionary, voluntary, vulnerary, Waterbury, whortleberry, winterberry

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