Synonyms for consequence


1. consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshot, phenomenon
usage: a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon; "the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing consequences for business"; "he acted very wise after the event"
2. consequence, aftermath, result, resultant, final result, outcome, termination
usage: the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual
3. consequence, import, moment, significance
usage: having important effects or influence; "decisions of great consequence are made by the president himself"; "virtue is of more moment than security"; "that result is of no consequence"
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