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corollary

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of corollary

  1. 1 a condition or occurrence traceable to a cause one corollary of the rise of television was a massive makeover of radio's programming Synonyms aftereffect, aftermath, backwash, child, conclusion, consequence, effect, development, fate, fruit, issue, outcome, outgrowth, precipitate, product, result, resultant, sequel, sequence, upshotRelated Words ramification; denouement (also dénouement), echo, implication, repercussion; afterclap, afterglow, aftershock; blowback, by-product, fallout, offshoot, ripple, side effect (also side reaction), spin-offNear Antonyms consideration, determinant, factor; base, basis, foundation, ground, groundwork; impetus, incentive, inspiration, instigation, stimulus; mother, origin, root, source, springAntonyms antecedent, causation, cause, occasion, reason

  2. 2 something that is found along with something else increased taxes—or expanding deficits—are the inevitable corollary to any new government spending program Synonyms attendant, companion, concomitant, accompaniment, incident, obbligatoRelated Words accessory (also accessary), adjunct, appendage; complement, supplement; counterpart, fellow, mate; consequence, follow-up; fixings, trimmings



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