sequitur

noun

se·​qui·​tur ˈse-kwə-tər How to pronounce sequitur (audio)
-ˌtu̇r
: the conclusion of an inference : consequence

Examples of sequitur in a Sentence

a reasonable sequitur from that announcement is that you'll be leaving the company

Word History

Etymology

Latin, it follows, 3rd person singular present indicative of sequi to follow — more at sue

First Known Use

1836, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sequitur was in 1836

Dictionary Entries Near sequitur

Cite this Entry

“Sequitur.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sequitur. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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