## COROLLARY

### Corollary

A corollary is a statement that follows readily from a previous statement. In mathematics a corollary typically follows a theorem. The use of the term corollary, rather than proposition or theorem, is intrinsically subjective. Proposition B is a corollary of proposition A if B can readily be deduced from A or is self-evident from its proof, but the meaning of readily or self-evident varies depending upon the author and context. The importance of the corollary is often considered secondary to that of the initial theorem; B is unlikely to be termed a corollary if its ...

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### corollary

#### Noun

1. Something given beyond what is actually due; something added or superfluous.
2. Something which occurs a fortiori, as a result of another effort without significant additional effort.
Finally getting that cracked window fixed was a nice corollary of redoing the whole storefont.
3. A proposition which follows easily from the proof of another proposition.
We have proven that this set is finite and well ordered; as a corollary, we now know that there is an order-preserving map from it to the natural numbers.

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