Definitions for result
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word result.
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"
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"
result, resultant, final result, outcome, terminationnoun
something that results
"he listened for the results on the radio"
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
issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end
"result in tragedy"
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"
come about or follow as a consequence
"nothing will result from this meeting"
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.
The fruit, beneficial or tangible effect(s) achieved by effort.
The final score in a game.
A positive or favourable outcome for someone.
To proceed, spring or rise, as a consequence, from facts, arguments, premises, combination of circumstances, consultation, thought or endeavor.
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.
To return to the proprietor (or heirs) after a reversion
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
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
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.
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.
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.
A result is the outcome, effect, or consequence deriving from a certain action, situation, decision, or process. It is the final product or information obtained after conducting a calculation, experiment, research or any form of investigation.
to leap back; to rebound
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
to proceed, spring, or rise, as a consequence, from facts, arguments, premises, combination of circumstances, consultation, thought, or endeavor
a flying back; resilience
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
the decision or determination of a council or deliberative assembly; a resolve; a decree
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
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. resultāre—resilīre. Cf. Resilient.]
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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Rank popularity for the word 'result' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #474
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'result' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1023
Rank popularity for the word 'result' in Nouns Frequency: #65
Rank popularity for the word 'result' in Verbs Frequency: #252
The numerical value of result in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of result in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
I never have a goal in tournaments. If I achieve a result, then great, but if not I just move on, i play to have fun and it's helped to develop my game. I don't think about the match or the actual result. If I play freely, I can keep calm.
Appeasing the Castro brothers will only cause other tyrants from Caracas to Tehran to Pyongyang to see that they can take advantage of President Obama's naiveté during his final two years in office. As a result, America will be less safe as a result of the President's change in policy.
If the Chinese market is not open, then the European market won't be open, other markets won't be open, then what's the result? the result is everyone draws a line around their own territory.
Without Action, there can be no Result. But even with Action, there can be no guaranteed Result! The Result is influenced by the Action, but not controlled by it.
One should guard against preaching to young people success in the customary form as the main aim in life. The most important motive for work in school and in life is pleasure in work, pleasure in its result, and the knowledge of the value of the result to the community.
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Translations for result
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- нәтижә, һөҙөмтәBashkir
- рэзульта́т, вы́нікBelarusian
- resultatCatalan, Valencian
- výsledek, důsledek, závěrCzech
- Resultat, ErgebnisGerman
- rezulto, rezultiEsperanto
- resultado, resultarSpanish
- tulos, olla, seurataFinnish
- résultat, résulterFrench
- toradh, builScottish Gaelic
- reziltaHaitian Creole
- eredmény, következményHungarian
- resultato, resultarInterlingua
- 結果, 成果Japanese
- uitkomst, veroorzaken, vrucht, resulteren, opbrengst, tot gevolg hebben, leiden tot, opleveren, uitkomen, resultaatDutch
- utfall, resultatNorwegian
- rezultat, wynikPolish
- приводи́ть, результа́т, проистека́ть, проду́кт, плод, исхо́д, ито́гRussian
- sonuç, sonuçlanmakTurkish
- результа́т, результатUkrainian
- kết quảVietnamese
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