That which follows, that which

*results from*, or the conclusion in a line of reasoning.In mathematical logic, the second of the two terms in a conditional propositional form or an implication.

### Example

In the statement, “if *a quadrilateral has one pair of parallel sides*, then *this quadrilateral is a trapezoid*“, the antecedent is the proposition “*a quadrilateral has one pair of parallel sides*” and the consequence is the proposition “*this quadrilateral is a trapezoid*“.