Synonyms for consequence

Synonyms for (noun) consequence

Synonyms: moment, import, consequence

Definition: having important effects or influence

Usage: decisions of great consequence are made by the president himself; virtue is of more moment than security; that result is of no consequence

Similar words: significance

Definition: the quality of being significant

Usage: do not underestimate the significance of nuclear power


Synonyms: consequence, aftermath

Definition: the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual

Similar words: outcome, result, resultant, final result, termination

Definition: something that results

Usage: he listened for the results on the radio


Synonyms: effect, consequence, event, issue, result, outcome, upshot

Definition: a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon

Usage: the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise; his decision had depressing consequences for business; he acted very wise after the event

Similar words: phenomenon

Definition: any state or process known through the senses rather than by intuition or reasoning