as a result

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of as a result

: because of something
  • He sprained his wrist and, as a result, he will not be playing in the tournament.
often + of
  • As a result of the accident, he was out of work for three months.

Word by Word Definitions

result play
  1. : to proceed or arise as a consequence, effect, or conclusion

  2. : to have an issue or result

  3. : revert

  1. : something that results as a consequence, issue, or conclusion

  2. : something obtained by calculation or investigation


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