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Synonyms for result

Synonyms for (noun) result

Synonyms: result, resultant role Definition: the semantic role of the noun phrase whose referent exists only by virtue of the activity denoted by the verb in the clause

Similar words: semantic role, participant role Definition: (linguistics) the underlying relation that a constituent has with the main verb in a clause

Synonyms: solution, solvent, answer, resolution, result Definition: a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem Usage: 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

Similar words: statement Definition: a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc Usage: according to his statement he was in London on that day

Synonyms: outcome, result, resultant, final result, termination Definition: something that results Usage: he listened for the results on the radio

Similar words: ending, finish, conclusion Definition: event whose occurrence ends something Usage: his death marked the ending of an era; when these final episodes are broadcast it will be the finish of the show

Synonyms: effect, consequence, event, issue, result, outcome, upshot Definition: a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon Usage: the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise; his decision had depressing consequences for business; he acted very wise after the event

Similar words: phenomenon Definition: any state or process known through the senses rather than by intuition or reasoning

Synonyms for (verb) result

Synonyms: result Definition: come about or follow as a consequence Usage: nothing will result from this meeting

Similar words: come about, take place, go on, hap, happen, fall out, pass, pass off, occur Definition: come to pass Usage: What is happening?; The meeting took place off without an incidence; Nothing occurred that seemed important

Synonyms: result, ensue Definition: issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end Usage: result in tragedy

Similar words: turn out, turn up, prove Definition: be shown or be found to be Usage: She proved to be right; The medicine turned out to save her life; She turned up HIV positive

Synonyms: lead, leave, result Definition: have as a result or residue Usage: The water left a mark on the silk dress; Her blood left a stain on the napkin

Similar words: produce, give rise, bring about Definition: cause to happen, occur or exist Usage: This procedure produces a curious effect; The new law gave rise to many complaints; These chemicals produce a noxious vapor; the new President must bring about a change in the health care system