collateral[ kuh-lat-er-uh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF collateral
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COLLATERAL
Then here is indirect heredity, that of the collateral branches.
Both testimonies are unsupported by any collateral evidence.
I am to be the collateral for a loan which you are to secure from him.
You offer your daughter, as security for the loan; he accepts the collateral!
The truth of his statements cannot be established by any collateral evidence.
Collateral and incidental questions cannot be pursued in details.
Walker (Mrs. Elizabeth), a collateral relation to Shakspeare, 21.
But there were collateral descents from Shakespeare's sister.
The collateral evidence, however, is to the effect that it was in 1813.
A right of blood, although on the Champney side distant and collateral.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR COLLATERAL
- safety measure