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1result

verb re·sult \ri-ˈzəlt\

: to happen because of something else that happened or was done before : to be caused by something else

Full Definition of RESULT

intransitive verb
1
a :  to proceed or arise as a consequence, effect, or conclusion <death resulted from the disease>
b :  to have an issue or result <the disease resulted in death>
2
:  revert 2
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Examples of RESULT

  1. If you take this drug, side effects may result.

Origin of RESULT

Middle English, from Medieval Latin resultare, from Latin, to rebound, from re- + saltare to leap — more at saltation
First Known Use: 15th century

2result

noun

: something that is caused by something else that happened or was done before

: the final score or a description of who won and lost in a game, election, etc.

: a win especially in a soccer match

Full Definition of RESULT

1
:  something that results as a consequence, issue, or conclusion; also :  beneficial or tangible effect :  fruit
2
:  something obtained by calculation or investigation
re·sult·ful \-fəl\ adjective
re·sult·less \-ləs\ adjective

Examples of RESULT

  1. The book is the result of years of hard work and dedication.
  2. The end result of his work was a classic American novel.
  3. The investigation continued without result.

First Known Use of RESULT

1610
RESULTFUL Defined for Kids

1result

verb re·sult \ri-ˈzəlt\
re·sult·edre·sult·ing

Definition of RESULT for Kids

1
:  to come about as an effect <Flooding resulted from heavy rain.>
2
:  to end as an effect <The storm resulted in tree damage.>

2result

noun

Definition of RESULT for Kids

1
:  something that comes about as an effect or end <“I never heard of anyone dying as a result of lemon juice consumption” … — Ellen Raskin, The Westing Game>
2
:  a good effect <This method gets results.>

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