Corollary : Definition


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Definitions of Corollary

Pronunciation : Cor"ol*la*ry (kr"l-l-r; 277)
Part of Speech : n.;
Etymology : [L. corollarium gift, corollary, fr. corolla. See Corolla.]
Definition : 1. That which is given beyond what is actually due, as a garland of flowers in addition to wages; surplus; something added or superfluous. [Obs.] Now come, my Ariel; bring a corollary, Rather than want a spirit. Shak.

2. Something which follows from the demonstration of a proposition; an additional inference or deduction from a demonstrated proposition; a consequence.

pl. Corollaries (-r.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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