a.1.Coming from, being on, or directed toward, the side; as, collateral pressure.
2.Acting in an indirect way.
3.Related to, but not strictly a part of, the main thing or matter under consideration; hence, subordinate; not chief or principal; as, collateral interest; collateral issues.
4.Tending toward the same conclusion or result as something else; additional; as, collateral evidence.
Yet the attempt may give
Collateral interest to this homely tale.
- Wordsworth.
5.(Genealogy) Descending from the same stock or ancestor, but not in the same line or branch or one from the other; - opposed to lineal.
Collateral assurance
that which is made, over and above the deed itself.
Collateral circulation
(Med. & Physiol.) circulation established through indirect or subordinate branches when the supply through the main vessel is obstructed.
Collateral issue
a - (Law) An issue taken upon a matter aside from the merits of the case.
b - An issue raised by a criminal convict who pleads any matter allowed by law in bar of execution, as pardon, diversity of person, etc.
c - A point raised, on cross-examination, aside from the issue fixed by the pleadings, as to which the answer of the witness, when given, cannot subsequently be contradicted by the party asking the question.
Collateral security
security for the performance of covenants, or the payment of money, besides the principal security.
collateral damage
(Mil.) damage caused by a military operation, such as a bombing, to objects or persons not themselves the intended target of the attack.
n.1.A collateral relative.
2.Collateral security; that which is pledged or deposited as collateral security.
Noun1.collateral - a security pledged for the repayment of a loan
Adj.1.collateral - descended from a common ancestor but through different lines; "cousins are collateral relatives"; "an indirect descendant of the Stuarts"
Synonyms: indirect
lineal, direct - in a straight unbroken line of descent from parent to child; "lineal ancestors"; "lineal heirs"; "a direct descendant of the king"; "direct heredity"
2.collateral - serving to support or corroborate; "collateral evidence"
3.collateral - accompaniment to something else; "collateral target damage from a bombing run"
4.collateral - situated or running side by side; "collateral ridges of mountains"

COLLATERAL, collateralis. From latus, a side; that which is sideways, and not direct.

HEIR, COLLATERAL. A collateral heir is one who is not of the direct line of the deceased, but comes from a collateral line; as, a brother, sister, an uncle and aunt, a nephew, niece, or cousin of the deceased.

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Translate Collateral to German, Translate Collateral to French
collar blight
collar cell
Collar day
Collar of brawn
collard greens
collared lizard
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collared pika
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Collateral assurance
Collateral circulation
collateral damage
Collateral facts evidence
collateral fraud
Collateral issue
Collateral kinsmen
Collateral security
Collateral warranty
Collatio bonorum
Collation of seals
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