Following as a result, inference, or natural effect.
- Following as a natural effect, result, or conclusion: tried to prevent an oil spill and the consequent damage to wildlife.
- Following as a logical conclusion.
- Logically correct or consistent.
- Geology Having a position or direction determined by the original form or slope of the earth's surface: a consequent river; a consequent valley.
- Logic The conclusion, as of a syllogism or a conditional sentence.
- The second term of a ratio.