Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun collateral

1 sense of collateral

Sense 1
collateral -- (a security pledged for the repayment of a loan)
       => security interest -- (any interest in a property that secures the payment of an obligation)

Antonyms of adj collateral

4 senses of collateral

Sense 1
collateral (vs. lineal), indirect -- (descended from a common ancestor but through different lines; "cousins are collateral relatives"; "an indirect descendant of the Stuarts")

lineal (vs. collateral), direct -- (in a straight unbroken line of descent from parent to child; "lineal ancestors"; "lineal heirs"; "a direct descendant of the king"; "direct heredity")
        => matrilineal, matrilinear -- (based on or tracing descent through the female line; "matrilineal inheritance")
        => patrilineal, patrilinear -- (based on or tracing descent through the male line; "a patrilineal society")
        => unilateral -- (tracing descent from either the paternal or the maternal line only)

Sense 2
collateral, confirmative, confirming, confirmatory, corroborative, corroboratory, substantiating, substantiative, validating, validatory, verificatory, verifying -- (serving to support or corroborate; "collateral evidence")

INDIRECT (VIA supportive) -> unsupportive -- (not furnishing support or assistance)

Sense 3
collateral -- (accompany, concomitant; "collateral target damage from a bombing run")

INDIRECT (VIA secondary) -> primary -- (of first rank or importance or value; direct and immediate rather than secondary; "primary goals"; "a primary effect"; "primary sources"; "a primary interest")

Sense 4
collateral -- (situated or running side by side; "collateral ridges of mountains")

INDIRECT (VIA oblique, parallel) -> perpendicular -- (intersecting at or forming right angles; "the axes are perpendicular to each other")
INDIRECT (VIA parallel, perpendicular) -> oblique -- (slanting or inclined in direction or course or position--neither parallel nor perpendicular nor right-angled; "the oblique rays of the winter sun"; "acute and obtuse angles are oblique angles"; "the axis of an oblique cone is not perpendicular to its base")

Similarity of adj collateral

4 senses of collateral

Sense 1
collateral (vs. lineal), indirect -- (descended from a common ancestor but through different lines; "cousins are collateral relatives"; "an indirect descendant of the Stuarts")
          Also See-> related#2

Sense 2
collateral, confirmative, confirming, confirmatory, corroborative, corroboratory, substantiating, substantiative, validating, validatory, verificatory, verifying -- (serving to support or corroborate; "collateral evidence")
       => supportive (vs. unsupportive) -- (furnishing support or assistance; "a supportive family network"; "his family was supportive of his attempts to be a writer")

Sense 3
collateral -- (accompany, concomitant; "collateral target damage from a bombing run")
       => secondary (vs. primary) -- (being of second rank or importance or value; not direct or immediate; "the stone will be hauled to a secondary crusher"; "a secondary source"; "a secondary issue"; "secondary streams")

Sense 4
collateral -- (situated or running side by side; "collateral ridges of mountains")
       => parallel (vs. perpendicular) (vs. oblique) -- (being everywhere equidistant and not intersecting; "parallel lines never converge"; "concentric circles are parallel"; "dancers in two parallel rows")

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