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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Corollary \Cor"ol*la*ry\ (k?r"?l-l?-r?; 277), n.; pl.
Corollaries (-r?z). [L. corollarium gift, corollary, fr.
corolla. See Corolla.]
1. That which is given beyond what is actually due, as a
garland of flowers in addition to wages; surplus;
something added or superfluous. [Obs.]
Now come, my Ariel; bring a corollary,
Rather than want a spirit. --Shak.
2. Something which follows from the demonstration of a
proposition; an additional inference or deduction from a
demonstrated proposition; a consequence.
[1913 Webster] Corollate
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a practical consequence that follows naturally; "blind
jealousy is a frequent corollary of passionate love"
2: (logic) an inference that follows directly from the proof of
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
75 Moby Thesaurus words for "corollary":
accession, accessory, accompaniment, addenda, addendum, additament,
addition, additive, additory, additum, adjunct, adjuvant,
aftereffect, annex, annexation, appanage, appendage, appendant,
appurtenance, appurtenant, attachment, attendant, augment,
augmentation, by-product, coda, complement, conclusion,
concomitant, consequence, consequent, continuation, deduction,
derivation, derivative, development, distillate, effect,
end product, event, eventuality, eventuation, extension,
extrapolation, fixture, fruit, harvest, illation, increase,
increment, induction, inference, issue, legacy, logical outcome,
offshoot, offspring, outcome, outgrowth, pendant, precipitate,
product, reinforcement, result, resultant, sequel, sequela,
sequence, sequent, side effect, side issue, supplement, tailpiece,
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