What does result mean?

Definitions for result
rɪˈzʌltre·sult

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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"

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.

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

  2. result(Noun)

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

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

  3. result(Noun)

    The final score in a game.

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

  4. result(Noun)

    A positive or favourable outcome for someone.

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

  5. result(Verb)

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

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

  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.

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

  7. result(Verb)

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

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

  8. result(Interjection)

    An exclamation of joy following a favorable outcome.

    Etymology: 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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Result

    rē-zult′, v.i. to issue (with in): to follow as a consequence from facts: to rebound: to be the outcome: to terminate.—n. consequence: conclusion: decision: resolution, as the result of a council.—n. Resul′tance, act of resulting.—adj. Resul′tant, resulting from combination.—n. (phys.) a force compounded of two or more forces.—n. Resul′tāte (obs.), a result.—adjs. Result′ful, having results or effect; Resul′tive; Result′less, without result.—n. Result′lessness.—Resultant tone, a tone produced by the simultaneous sounding of two sustained tones; Resulting force, a motion which is the result of two or more motions combined. [Fr.,—L. resultāreresilīre. Cf. Resilient.]

Editors Contribution

  1. result

    The effect of an action.

    The result was everyone benefited as unity always creates a just and fair solution.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 2, 2020  

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

Anagrams for result »

  1. luster, lustre, rulest, rustle, sutler, ulster, Ulster

  2. Rulest

  3. Sutler

  4. Ulster

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of result in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of result in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of result in a Sentence

  1. Martin Landray:

    This is a completely compelling result. If one looks at the patients who did not require ventilators but were on oxygen, there was also a significant risk reduction of about one-fifth, however, we didn't see any benefit in those patients who were in hospital, had Covid, but whose lungs were working sufficiently well -- they were not taking either oxygen or on ventilators.

  2. Ian Mahinmi:

    This is a business trip. We come here to play hard and leave with a result.

  3. The Los Angeles-based company:

    As a result of a server migration project, any photos, videos and audio files you uploaded more than three years ago may no longer be available on or from Myspace, we apologize for the inconvenience.

  4. Geoffrey Starks:

    I have little confidence that these commitments will protect competition and result in deployment of 5G services beyond what might have occurred in the absence of a merger.

  5. Albert Einstein, quoted in Scientific American, September 2004, page 69:

    No one but a theorist believes his theory; everyone puts faith in a laboratory result but the experimenter himself.

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