What does consequence mean?

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Noun
  1. That which follows something on which it depends; that which is produced by a cause.
  2. A result of actions, especially if such a result is unwanted or unpleasant.
  3. A proposition collected from the agreement of other previous propositions; any conclusion which results from reason or argument; inference.
  4. Chain of causes and effects; consecution.
  5. Importance with respect to what comes after.
  6. The power to influence or produce an effect.
  7. (especially when preceded by "of") Importance, value, or influence.
Verb
  1. (transitive) To threaten or punish (a child, etc.) with specific consequences for misbehaviour.
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