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.

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