Definition of Result

1. Noun. A phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon. "He acted very wise after the event"




2. Verb. Issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end. "Result in tragedy"
Exact synonyms: Ensue
Specialized synonyms: Come, Be Due, Flow From, Fall Out, Follow, Come After, Follow
Generic synonyms: Prove, Turn Out, Turn Up
Derivative terms: Resultant, Resultant

3. Noun. A statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem. "He computed the result to four decimal places"
Exact synonyms: Answer, Resolution, Solution, Solvent
Generic synonyms: Statement
Specialized synonyms: Denouement
Derivative terms: Answer, Solve

4. Verb. Have as a result or residue. "Her blood left a stain on the napkin"
Exact synonyms: Lead, Leave
Generic synonyms: Bring About, Give Rise, Produce
Specialized synonyms: Lead
Related verbs: Leave, Leave
Derivative terms: Resultant, Resultant

5. Noun. Something that results. "He listened for the results on the radio"

6. Verb. Come about or follow as a consequence. "Nothing will result from this meeting"

7. Noun. The semantic role of the noun phrase whose referent exists only by virtue of the activity denoted by the verb in the clause.
Exact synonyms: Resultant Role
Generic synonyms: Participant Role, Semantic Role

Definition of Result

1. v. i. To leap back; to rebound.

2. n. A flying back; resilience.

Definition of Result

1. Verb. To proceed, spring or rise, as a consequence, from facts, arguments, premises, combination of circumstances, consultation, thought or endeavor. ¹

2. Verb. To come out, or have an issue; to terminate; to have consequences; -- followed by in; as, this measure will result in good or in evil. ¹

3. Verb. (legal) To return to the proprietor (or heirs) after a reversion ¹

4. Noun. That which results; the conclusion or end to which any course or condition of things leads, or which is obtained by any process or operation; consequence or effect; as, the result of a course of action; the result of a mathematical operation. ¹

5. Noun. The fruit, beneficial or tangible effect(s) achieved by effort. ¹

6. Noun. (sports) The final score in a game. ¹

7. Noun. (by extension) A positive or favourable outcome for someone. ¹

8. Interjection. (U.K.) An exclamation of joy following a favorable outcome. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Result

1. to occur as a consequence [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Result

1. 1. A flying back; resilience. "Sound is produced between the string and the air by the return or the result of the string." (Bacon) 2. That which results; the conclusion or end to which any course or condition of things leads, or which is obtained by any process or operation; consequence or effect; as, the result of a course of action; the result of a mathematical operation. "If our proposals once again were heard, We should compel them to a quick result." (Milton) 3. The decision or determination of a council or deliberative assembly; a resolve; a decree. "Then of their session ended they bid cry With trumpet's regal sound the great result." (Milton) Synonym: Effect, consequence, conclusion, inference, issue, event. See Effect. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Result

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result (current term)
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Literary usage of Result

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The direct D yields a definite result, the inverse I yields a result definite only as to form, up to an additive constant, C. (Cf. Evolute and Involute, ..."

2. The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature by William James (1902)
"Sanctification ' is the technical name of this result; and erelong examples of it shall be brought ยป Op. cit., p. ..."

3. The Call of the Wild by Jack London (1903)
"The result was a beautiful and unending family quarrel. Starting from a dispute as to which should chop a few sticks for the fire (a dispute which concerned ..."

4. The Varieties of religious experience: A Study in Human Nature; Being the by William James (1902)
"... suggestibility of the passive type ; you might then safely predict the result: there would be a sudden conversion, a transformation of the striking kind ..."

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