Synonyms & Antonyms of result

(Entry 1 of 2)

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 for result

Words Related to result

Phrases Synonymous with result

Near Antonyms for result

Antonyms for result

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 for result

Words Related to result



Synonyms & Antonyms of result (Entry 2 of 2)

1 as in pan out, redound

Synonyms & Near Synonyms for result

Antonyms & Near Antonyms for result

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about result

Time Traveler for result

Time Traveler

The first known use of result was in the 15th century

See more words from the same century

Cite this Entry

“Result.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on result

Dictionary: Definition of result

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with result

Spanish Central: Translation of result

Nglish: Translation of result for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of result for Arabic Speakers

Comments on result

What made you want to look up result? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

A More Exception(al) Quiz

  • hot dog  hot dog  hot dog  hot dog cat
  • Which of the following words is not a synonym for ‘a young person’?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!