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