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resultant

adjective re·sul·tant \ ri-ˈzəl-tᵊnt \
Updated on: 12 Dec 2017

Definition of resultant

: derived from or resulting from something else

resultantly

adverb

Examples of resultant in a Sentence

  1. She deserves credit for the increase in sales and the resultant increase in profit.

  2. frequent trips to the ice cream parlor and the resultant weight gain were starting to affect my tennis game

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First Known Use of resultant

1639

resultant Synonyms

Synonyms
attendant, consequent, consequential, due (to)
Related Words
accompanying, coincident, concomitant
Near Antonyms
causal

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resultant

noun

Definition of resultant

: something that results : outcome; specifically : the single vector that is the sum of a given set of vectors

Examples of resultant in a Sentence

  1. a person's decision to purchase a certain automobile is often the resultant of an array of factors, ranging from the actual performance of the vehicle to the buyer's self-image

First Known Use of resultant

1692


RESULTANT Defined for English Language Learners

resultant

adjective

Definition of resultant for English Language Learners

  • : coming from or caused by something else



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