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result

noun

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  1. 1 a condition or occurrence traceable to a cause <the frequent computer crashes are an unexpected result of the new security software we installed> Synonyms aftereffect, aftermath, backwash, child, conclusion, consequence, corollary, development, fate, fruit, issue, outcome, outgrowth, precipitate, product, effect, resultant, sequel, sequence, upshotRelated Words ramification; denouement (also dénouement), echo, implication, repercussion; afterclap, afterglow, aftershock; blowback, by-product, fallout, offshoot, ripple, side effect (also side reaction), spin-offNear Antonyms consideration, determinant, factor; base, basis, foundation, ground, groundwork; impetus, incentive, inspiration, instigation, stimulus; mother, origin, root, source, springAntonyms antecedent, causation, cause, occasion, reason

  2. 2 something attained by mental effort and especially by computation <a nonpartisan panel of experts did the math on the proposed tax cuts and spending programs and the result was an $800 billion federal deficit> Synonyms answer, solutionRelated Words conclusion, determination, explanation, finding; clue, key




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