1. any result that follows its cause after an interval (Freq. 1)
consequence, ↑effect, ↑outcome, ↑result, ↑event, ↑issue, ↑upshot
2. a delayed effect of a drug or therapy

the drug had unexpected aftereffects

Hypernyms: ↑effect

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