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Consequent \Con"se*quent\, a. [L. consequens, -entis, p. pr. of consequi to follow; con- + sequi to follow: cf. F. cons['e]quent. See Second, and cf. Consecution.] 1. Following as a result, inference, or natural effect. [1913 Webster] The right was consequent to, and built on, an act perfectly personal. --Locke. [1913 Webster] 2. (Logic) Following by necessary inference or rational deduction; as, a proposition consequent to other propositions. [1913 Webster] Consequent points, Consequent poles (Magnetism), a number of poles distributed under certain conditions, along the axis of a magnetized steel bar, which regularly has but the two poles at the extremities. [1913 Webster]