Following in a sequence or as a logical conclusion.‘some of the inferences are not sequent on the premises’
consequence, result, upshot, outcome, development, issue, end, conclusion, postscriptView synonyms
- ‘We have to accept the vicissitude sequent on a violated treaty.’
- ‘It may, however, yield a more sequent conclusion if one minor change in the text be made.’
- ‘Venus and Adonis and The Rape of Lucrece are discourses, sequent and complementary, on sex.’
Mid 16th century: from Old French, or from Latin sequent- following (see sequence).