Definition of Corollary

1. Noun. A practical consequence that follows naturally. "Blind jealousy is a frequent corollary of passionate love"

Generic synonyms: Aftermath, Consequence



2. Noun. (logic) an inference that follows directly from the proof of another proposition.
Generic synonyms: Illation, Inference
Category relationships: Logic

Definition of Corollary

1. n. That which is given beyond what is actually due, as a garland of flowers in addition to wages; surplus; something added or superfluous.

Definition of Corollary

1. Noun. Something given beyond what is actually due; something added or superfluous. ¹

2. Noun. Something which occurs ''a fortiori'', as a result of another effort without significant additional effort. ¹

3. Noun. (mathematics logic) A proposition which follows easily from the proof of another proposition. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Corollary

1. [n -RIES]

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Literary usage of Corollary

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)
"Now it is a logical corollary of the law of convergent development that mankind were originally more diverse than now, and hence that there must have been ..."

2. Elements of Descriptive Geometry by George Frederick Blessing, Lewis Andrew Darling (1912)
"corollary I. The true distance between two points in space can be found by ... corollary III. The true angle between two intersecting lines can be found by ..."

3. Famous Problems of Elementary Geometry: The Duplication of the Cube, the by Félix Klein (1897)
"By the previous proof such an expression cannot vanish, and we have accordingly Linde- mann's corollary in its most general form : The number e cannot ..."

4. The Invasion of the Crimea: Its Origin and an Account of Its Progress Down by Alexander William Kinglake (1887)
"From reasons thus offering guidance for the immediate future there corollary also resulted a corollary which applied with bitter from the force to the Past. ..."

5. The Constitutional Law of the United States by Westel Woodbury Willoughby (1910)
"Strict construction thus is a logical corollary of the States' Rights theory. § 33. " Necessary and Proper." In pursuance of the foregoing principles the ..."

6. A Glossary; Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1867)
"corollary. Something added, or even superfluous. No great deviation from the original sense. CORONAL. A crown, or garland. Bring a corollary ..."

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