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result

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verb re·sult \ri-ˈzəlt\

Simple Definition of result

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

Full Definition of result

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 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>

  3. 2 :  revert 2

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

Rhymes with result


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result

noun re·sult

Simple Definition of result

  • : 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. 1 :  something that results as a consequence, issue, or conclusion; also :  beneficial or tangible effect :  fruit

  2. 2 :  something obtained by calculation or investigation

re·sult·ful play \-fəl\ adjective
re·sult·less play \-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.



1610

First Known Use of result

1610




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