C14: from Latin corollārium money paid for a garland, from Latin corolla garland, from corōnacrown
corollary for learners of EnglishPowered by COBUILD (kərɒləri, US kɔːrəleri)
Word forms: corollaries
countable noun [oft with poss]
A corollary of something is an idea, argument, or fact that results directly from it. [formal] [+ of] ⇒ The number of prisoners increased as a corollary of the government's determination to combat violent crime.
Perhaps there was a corollary : that even ways of thought were after all linked to physical make-up.Aird, Catherine A DEAD LIBERTYRestraint is an unwritten corollary of the only three rules we have here.various