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collateral

noun

1 collateral

A security pledged for the repayment of a loan.

Roget 771: security; guaranty, guarantee; gage, warranty, bond, tie, pledge, plight, mortgage, collateral, debenture, hypothecation, ... show more

Dutch: borg, garantie, onderpand, pand, pandgoed, securiteit, waarborg



adjective

1 collateral

Descended from a common ancestor but through different lines:
— Cousins are collateral relatives.

synonym: indirect.

Roget 11: related, akin, consanguineous, of the blood, family, allied, collateral; cognate, agnate, connate; kindred; affiliated; fraternal.    intimately related, ... show more

Roget 236: lateral, sidelong; collateral; parietal, flanking, skirting; flanked; sideling.    many sided; multilateral, bilateral, trilateral, quadrilateral.    Eastern; ... show more

2 collateral

Serving to support or corroborate:
— Collateral evidence.

synonyms: confirmative, confirmatory, confirming, corroborative, corroboratory, substantiating, substantiative, validating, validatory, verificatory ... show more.

3 collateral

Additional but secondary; auxiliary.

4 collateral

Situated or running side by side.

5 collateral

Occurring with or following as a consequence:
— Collateral target damage from a bombing run.

synonyms: accompanying, attendant, concomitant, consequent, ensuant, incidental, resultant, sequent.


Moby thesaurus: accessory, accident, accidental, accompanying, addendum, addition, additional, adjunct, adscititious, adventitious, affiliate, affiliated, agnate, agreeing, akin, aligned, allied, an, analogous, ancestry ... show more.

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