Definitions for resultrɪˈzʌlt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

re•sult*rɪˈzʌlt(v.i.)

  1. to arise or proceed as a consequence of actions, premises, etc.; be the outcome.

  2. to end in a specified manner or thing:

    to result in failure.

  3. (n.)something that results; outcome.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  4. Often, results. a desirable consequence or outcome.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  5. Math. a quantity, expression, etc., obtained by calculation.

    Category: Math

* Syn: See follow. See also effect.

Origin of result:

1375–1425; (v.) < AL resultāre to arise as a consequence, L: to spring back, rebound =re-re - +-sultāre, comb. form of saltāre to dance (freq. of salīre to leap, spring)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshot(noun)

    a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon

    "the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing consequences for business"; "he acted very wise after the event"

  2. solution, answer, result, resolution, solvent(noun)

    a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem

    "they were trying to find a peaceful solution"; "the answers were in the back of the book"; "he computed the result to four decimal places"

  3. result, resultant, final result, outcome, termination(noun)

    something that results

    "he listened for the results on the radio"

  4. resultant role, result(verb)

    the semantic role of the noun phrase whose referent exists only by virtue of the activity denoted by the verb in the clause

  5. result, ensue(verb)

    issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end

    "result in tragedy"

  6. leave, result, lead(verb)

    have as a result or residue

    "The water left a mark on the silk dress"; "Her blood left a stain on the napkin"

  7. result(verb)

    come about or follow as a consequence

    "nothing will result from this meeting"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. result(noun)ɪˈzʌlt

    sth that happens because of sth else; = consequence

    We are closing the store as a result of falling sales.; Her back pain is the result of years of work in cramped conditions.

  2. resultɪˈzʌlt

    the outcome of a competition or election

    the election results; The result of the competition will be published next week.

  3. resultɪˈzʌlt

    the final score of a game

    the results of last night's match

  4. result(verb)ɪˈzʌlt

    to be caused by

    serious injuries resulting from a lack of safety training

Wiktionary

  1. result(Noun)

    That which results; the conclusion or end to which any course or condition of things leads, or which is obtained by any process or operation; consequence or effect; as, the result of a course of action; the result of a mathematical operation.

  2. result(Noun)

    The fruit, beneficial or tangible effect(s) achieved by effort.

  3. result(Noun)

    The final score in a game.

  4. result(Noun)

    A positive or favourable outcome for someone.

  5. result(Verb)

    To proceed, spring or rise, as a consequence, from facts, arguments, premises, combination of circumstances, consultation, thought or endeavor.

  6. result(Verb)

    To come out, or have an issue; to terminate; to have consequences; -- followed by in; as, this measure will result in good or in evil.

  7. result(Verb)

    To return to the proprietor (or heirs) after a reversion

  8. result(Interjection)

    An exclamation of joy following a favorable outcome.

  9. Origin: Recorded since 1432, , from resulto, in Classical "to spring forward, rebound", the frequentative of the past participle of resilio, from re- + salio

Webster Dictionary

  1. Result(verb)

    to leap back; to rebound

  2. Result(verb)

    to come out, or have an issue; to terminate; to have consequences; -- followed by in; as, this measure will result in good or in evil

  3. Result(verb)

    to proceed, spring, or rise, as a consequence, from facts, arguments, premises, combination of circumstances, consultation, thought, or endeavor

  4. Result(noun)

    a flying back; resilience

  5. Result(noun)

    that which results; the conclusion or end to which any course or condition of things leads, or which is obtained by any process or operation; consequence or effect; as, the result of a course of action; the result of a mathematical operation

  6. Result(noun)

    the decision or determination of a council or deliberative assembly; a resolve; a decree

Freebase

  1. Result

    A result is the final consequence of a sequence of actions or events expressed qualitatively or quantitatively. Possible results include advantage, disadvantage, gain, injury, loss, value and victory. There may be a range of possible outcomes associated with an event depending on the point of view, historical distance or relevance. Reaching no result can mean that actions are inefficient, ineffective, meaningless or flawed. Some types of result are as follows: ⁕in general, the outcome of any kind of research, action or phenomenon ⁕in games or wars, the result includes the identity of the victorious party and possibly the effects on the environment ⁕in mathematics, the final value of a calculation, function or statistical expression, or the final statement of a theorem that has been proven ⁕in statistics, any information analyzed, extracted or interpolated from polls, tests or logs ⁕in computer sciences, the return value of a function, state of a system or list of records matching a query. The result type is the data type of the data returned by a function. ⁕in science, the outcome of an experiment

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'result' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #474

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'result' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1023

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'result' in Nouns Frequency: #65

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'result' in Verbs Frequency: #252


Translations for result

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

result(noun)

anything which is due to something already done

His deafness is the result of a car accident; He went deaf as a result of an accident; He tried a new method, with excellent results; He tried again, but without result.

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