Collateral 1Definition: Coming from, being on, or directed toward, the side; as, collateral pressure.
Collateral 2Definition: Acting in an indirect way.
Collateral 3Definition: 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
Collateral 4Definition: Tending toward the same conclusion or result as something else; additional; as, collateral evidence.
Collateral 5Definition: Descending from the same stock or ancestor, but not in the same line or branch or one from the other; opposed to lineal.
Collateral 6Definition: A collateral relative.
Collateral 7Definition: Collateral security; that which is pledged or deposited as collateral security.
a security pledged for the repayment of a loan
descended from a common ancestor but through different lines; "cousins are collateral relatives"; "an indirect descendant of the Stuarts"
situated or running side by side; "collateral ridges of mountains"
accompaniment to something else; "collateral target damage from a bombing run"
serving to support or corroborate; "collateral evidence"