consequence consequence  /ˈkɑn sə kwəns/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
  2. (n) the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual
  3. (n) having important effects or influence

Derived Word(s)

News

  1. Ohlendorf pays dividends as Rockies beat Nationals

    DENVER -- The move came in January, an obscure off-season transaction of seemingly minimal consequence. Seeking pitching depth, the Washington Nationals signed veteran Ross Ohlendorf to a minor-league contract. Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo knew him well, having been Arizona's scouting director when the Diamondbacks drafted Ohlendorf in 2004.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Nationals 5, Rockies 1

    DENVER -- The move came in January, an obscure off-season transaction of seemingly minimal consequence. Seeking pitching depth, the Washington signed veteran Ross Ohlendorf to a minor league contract. Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo knew him well, having been Arizona's scouting director when the Diamondbacks drafted Ohlendorf in 2004.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports

  3. Watch: Kanye Performs "New Slaves" A Cappella, Confirms "On Site" Features Daft Punk

    Kanye West held another listening session tonight, this time in Switzerland. As Consequence of Sound points out, he performed an a cappella rendition of "New Slaves". He also played a version of "On Site", which he confirmed Daft Punk worked on. The video starts with him saying, "I feel almost like Steve Jobs giving one of those addresses." After the NYT profile , that's at least two Steve Jobs ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Pitchfork

Quotes

  1. Referring to Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, Romney said, "They would retreat, declare defeat, and the consequence of that would be devastating."
    on Mar 10, 2008 By: Mitt Romney Source: RealClearPolitics (blog)

  2. "Our economy is badly weakened, a consequence of greed and irresponsibility on the part of some, but also on our collective failure to make hard choices and prepare the nation for a new age," Obama said.
    on Jan 20, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Seattle Times

  3. "He's crossed the line, he's violated our community," Gordon said in a telephone interview with The Associated Press. "He needs to face the consequence of that violation."
    on Apr 11, 2007 By: Bruce Gordon Source: Forbes

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