Definitions for: Result

[n] the semantic role of the noun phrase whose referent exists only by virtue of the activity denoted by the verb in the clause
[n] a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem; "they were trying to find a peaceful solution"; "the answers were in the back of the book"; "he computed the result to four decimal places"
[n] something that results; "he listened for the results on the radio"
[n] a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon; "the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing consequences for business"; "he acted very wise after the event"
[v] issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end; "result in tragedy"
[v] result in; "The water left a mark on the silk dress"; "Her blood left a stain on the napkin"

Webster (1913) Definition: Re*sult", v. i. [imp. & p. p. Resulted; p. pr. & vb.
n. Resulting.] [F. r['e]sulter, fr. L. resultare,
resultarum, to spring or leap back, v. intens. fr. resilire.
See Resile.]
1. To leap back; to rebound. [Obs.]

The huge round stone, resulting with a bound.

2. 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.

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

Pleasure and peace do naturally result from a holy
and good life. --Tillotson.

Resulting trust (Law), a trust raised by implication for
the benefit of a party granting an estate. The phrase is
also applied to a trust raised by implication for the
benefit of a party who advances the purchase money of an
estate, etc. --Bouvier.

Resulting use (Law), a use which, being limited by the
deed, expires or can not vest, and thence returns to him
who raised it. --Bouvier.

Syn: To proceed; spring; rise; arise; ensue; terminate.

Re*sult", n.
1. A flying back; resilience. [Obs.]

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.

Syn: Effect; consequence; conclusion; inference; issue;
event. See Effect.

Synonyms: answer, consequence, effect, ensue, event, final result, issue, lead, leave, outcome, outcome, resolution, resultant, resultant role, solution, solvent, termination, upshot

See Also: aftereffect, aftermath, aftermath, backwash, be due, branch, bring about, brisance, butterfly effect, byproduct, by-product, change, coattails, coattails effect, come, come after, conclusion, consequence, Coriolis effect, deal, decision, denouement, denouement, dent, ending, finish, flow from, follow, harvest, impact, influence, just deserts, knock-on effect, materialisation, materialization, offset, offshoot, offspring, outgrowth, participant role, phenomenon, placebo effect, poetic justice, position effect, product, prove, repercussion, response, reverberation, semantic role, separation, sequel, side effect, spillover, statement, subsequence, turn out, turn up, wake, worst

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