Definitions for result

Definitions for (noun) result

Main entry: 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

Main entry: 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

Main entry: outcome, result, resultant, final result, termination

Definition: something that results

Usage: he listened for the results on the radio

Main entry: 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

Definitions for (verb) result

Main entry: result

Definition: come about or follow as a consequence

Usage: nothing will result from this meeting

Main entry: result, ensue

Definition: issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end

Usage: result in tragedy

Main entry: 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

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