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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class I. Words Expressing Abstract Relations
Section VIII. Causation
1. Constancy of Sequence in Events

154. [Constant Sequent.] Effect.

   NOUN:EFFECT, consequence; aftercome [Scot.], aftergrowth, afterclap, aftermath, aftercrop, derivative, derivation; result; resultant; upshot, issue, outcome, resultance [rare], dénouement [F.], conclusion; falling action, catastrophe, end [See End]; impress, impression; development, outgrowth; blossom, bud, ear, fruit, crop, harvest, product.
  PRODUCTION, produce, work, handiwork, fabric, performance; creature, creation; offspring, offshoot; first fruits, firstlings; heredity, telegony; premices [obs.], primices [obs.].
   VERB:BE THE EFFECT OF &c. n.; be due to, be owing to; originate in or from; rise from, arise from, take its rise from, spring from, proceed from, emanate from, come from, grow from, bud from, sprout from, germinate from, issue from, flow from, result from, follow from, derive its origin from, accrue from; come to, come of, come out of; depend upon, hang upon, hinge upon, turn upon.
  TAKE THE CONSEQUENCES, reap where one has sown, make one’s bed and lie on it, sow the wind and reap the whirlwind.
   ADJECTIVE:OWING TO; resulting from &c. v.; resultant, firstling; derivable from; due to; caused by [See Cause]; dependent upon; derived from, evolved from; derivative; hereditary; telegonous.
   ADVERB:CONSEQUENTLY, of course, it follows that, naturally; as a consequence, in consequence; through, all along of [dial.], necessarily, eventually.
  1. Cela va sans dire.
  2. Thereby hangs a tale.—Taming of the Shrew