What does result mean?

Definitions for result
rɪˈzʌltre·sult

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word result.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshotnoun

    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, solventnoun

    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, terminationnoun

    something that results

    "he listened for the results on the radio"

  4. resultant role, resultverb

    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, ensueverb

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

    "result in tragedy"

  6. leave, result, leadverb

    have as a result or residue

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

  7. resultverb

    come about or follow as a consequence

    "nothing will result from this meeting"

Wiktionary

  1. resultnoun

    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. resultnoun

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

  3. resultnoun

    The final score in a game.

  4. resultnoun

    A positive or favourable outcome for someone.

  5. resultverb

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

  6. resultverb

    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. resultverb

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

  8. resultinterjection

    An exclamation of joy following a favorable outcome.

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Resultnoun

    Etymology: from the verb.

    Sound is produced between the string and the air, by the return or the result of the string, which was strained by the touch to his former place. Francis Bacon, Natural History.

    Did my judgment tell me, that the propositions sent to me were the results of the major part of their votes, I should then not suspect my own judgement for not speedily concurring with them. Charles I .

    As in perfumes, compos’d with art and cost,
    ’Tis hard to say what scent is uppermost,
    Nor this part musk or civet can we call,
    Or amber, but a rich result of all:
    So she was all a sweet, whose ev’ry part,
    In due proportion mix’d, proclaim’d the maker’s art. Dry.

    Buying of land is the result of a full and satiated gain: men in trade seldom lay out money upon land, till their profit has brought in more than trade can employ. John Locke.

    These things are a result or judgment upon fact. South.

    Rude, passionate, and mistaken results have, at certain times, fallen from great assemblies. Jonathan Swift.

  2. To Resultverb

    Etymology: resulter, Fr. resulto, Lat.

    With many a weary step, and many a groan,
    Up the high hill he heaves a huge round stone;
    The huge round stone, resulting with a bound,
    Thunders impetuous down, and smoaks along the ground. Alexander Pope, Odyssey.

    Rue prospers much, if set by a fig tree; which is caused, not by reason of friendship, but by extraction of a contrary juice; the one drawing juice fit to result sweet, the other bitter. Francis Bacon, Natural History.

    Such huge extremes, when nature doth unite,
    Wonder from thence results, from thence delight. John Denham.

    Upon the dissolution of the first earth, this very face of things would immediately result. Thomas Burnet, Theory of the Earth.

    Pleasure and peace do naturally result from a holy and good life. John Tillotson, Sermons.

    The horror of an object may overbear the pleasure resulting from its greatness. Addison.

    Their effects are often very disproportionable to the principles and parts that result from the analysis. Thomas Baker.

Wikipedia

  1. Result

    A result (also called upshot) 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 nt depending on the point of view, historical distance or relevance. Reaching no result can mean that actions are inefficient, ineffective, meaningless or flawed.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Resultverb

    to leap back; to rebound

  2. Resultverb

    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. Resultverb

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

  4. Resultnoun

    a flying back; resilience

  5. Resultnoun

    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. Resultnoun

    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  

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  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

  2. lustre

  3. rulest

  4. rustle

  5. sutler

  6. ulster

  7. 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. Kim Jong:

    I'll endeavor towards a result that will be welcomed by the international community.

  2. Tom Goyda:

    Just asking about forbearance should not result in a forbearance being applied, we want customers who need assistance due to Covid-19 to be able to request and receive a payment suspension quickly and easily.

  3. Peter Steele:

    The governor is not making comments about race. Race is irrelevant. What is relevant is the cost to state taxpayers for welfare and the emotional costs for these kids who are born as a result of involvement with drug traffickers. His heart goes out to these kids because he had a difficult childhood too. We need to stop the drug traffickers from coming into our state.

  4. Htin Kyaw:

    Today's result is because of the love of people for her. It is the victory of my sister Aung San Suu Kyi.

  5. Jessica Lautz:

    The pandemic has changed the way we use our homes, and many of those changes are here to stay, as a result, homeowners needed to reconfigure or remodel how they use their home and maximize space.

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    a disposition that is confused or nervous and upset
    • A. gloat
    • B. abet
    • C. knead
    • D. fluster

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