Definition

Consequent

Consequent— the THEN part of an IF-THEN rule. If the conditions in the antecedent are satisfied, the actions in the THEN part of the rule are executed.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Consequent
- Following as a result, inference, or natural effect.
- Following by necessary inference or rational deduction; as, a proposition consequent to other propositions.
2. Consequent
- That which follows, or results from, a cause; a result or natural effect.
- That which follows from propositions by rational deduction; that which is deduced from reasoning or argumentation; a conclusion, or inference.
- The second term of a ratio, as the term b in the ratio a:b, the first a, being the antecedent.
Share it:  Cite

More from this Section