Synonyms and Antonyms of result
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 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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