- logical sequence; chain of reasoning
- sequence; succession
Origin of consecutionMiddle English consecucioun from Classical Latin consecutio: see consecutive
- A sequence or succession.
- Logic The relation of consequent to antecedent; deduction.
Origin of consecutionMiddle English consecucioun attainment from Latin cōnsecūtiō cōnsecūtiōn- orderly sequence from cōnsecūtus past participle of cōnsequī to follow closely ; see consequent .
- (archaic) A following, or sequel; actual or logical dependence.
- (archaic) sequence
- (logic) The relation of consequent to antecedent.
- This word is used in logic, linguistics and computing to refer to the relation of a consequent to an antecedent.
Middle English consecucioun (“attainment”), from Latin consecutio (“effect, proper sequence, attainment”), from past participle of consequor (“to follow, result, reach”)