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re·sult

 (rĭ-zŭlt′)
intr.v. re·sult·ed, re·sult·ing, re·sults
1. To happen as a consequence: damage that resulted from the storm; charges that resulted from the investigation. See Synonyms at follow.
2. To end in a particular way: Their profligate lifestyle resulted in bankruptcy.
n.
1.
a. Something that follows naturally from a particular action, operation, or course; a consequence or outcome. See Synonyms at effect.
b. results Favorable or desired outcomes: a new approach that got results.
2. Mathematics The quantity or expression obtained by calculation.

[Middle English resulten, from Medieval Latin resultāre, from Latin, to leap back, frequentative of resilīre : re-, re- + salīre, to leap; see sel- in Indo-European roots.]

re·sult′ful adj.
re·sult′ful·ness n.
re·sult′less adj.

result

(rɪˈzʌlt)
n
1. something that ensues from an action, policy, course of events, etc; outcome; consequence
2. (Mathematics) a number, quantity, or value obtained by solving a mathematical problem
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) US a decision of a legislative body
4. (General Sporting Terms) (often plural) the final score or outcome of a sporting contest
5. (General Sporting Terms) a favourable result, esp a victory or success
vb (intr)
6. (often foll by from) to be the outcome or consequence (of)
7. (foll by in) to issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc); end: to result in tragedy.
8. (Law) property law (of an undisposed or partially disposed of interest in land) to revert to a former owner when the prior interests come to an end
[C15: from Latin resultāre to rebound, spring from, from re- + saltāre to leap]

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.
n.
3. something that results; outcome.
4. Often, results. a desirable consequence or outcome.
5. Math. a quantity, expression, etc., obtained by calculation.
[1375–1425; (v.) < Anglo-Latin resultāre to arise as a consequence, Latin: to spring back, rebound =re- re- + -sultāre, comb. form of saltāre to dance (frequentative of salīre to leap, spring)]
syn: See follow. See also effect.

result

effect
1. 'result'

A result of something is an event or situation that happens or exists because of it.

The result of this announcement was that the share price of the company rose by 10 per cent.
I nearly missed the flight as a result of getting stuck in traffic.
I cut my own hair – often with disastrous results.
2. 'effect'

When something produces a change in a thing or person, don't refer to this change as a 'result' on the thing or person. The word you use is effect.

Diet has a significant effect on your health.

result


Past participle: resulted
Gerund: resulting

Imperative
result
result
Present
I result
you result
he/she/it results
we result
you result
they result
Preterite
I resulted
you resulted
he/she/it resulted
we resulted
you resulted
they resulted
Present Continuous
I am resulting
you are resulting
he/she/it is resulting
we are resulting
you are resulting
they are resulting
Present Perfect
I have resulted
you have resulted
he/she/it has resulted
we have resulted
you have resulted
they have resulted
Past Continuous
I was resulting
you were resulting
he/she/it was resulting
we were resulting
you were resulting
they were resulting
Past Perfect
I had resulted
you had resulted
he/she/it had resulted
we had resulted
you had resulted
they had resulted
Future
I will result
you will result
he/she/it will result
we will result
you will result
they will result
Future Perfect
I will have resulted
you will have resulted
he/she/it will have resulted
we will have resulted
you will have resulted
they will have resulted
Future Continuous
I will be resulting
you will be resulting
he/she/it will be resulting
we will be resulting
you will be resulting
they will be resulting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been resulting
you have been resulting
he/she/it has been resulting
we have been resulting
you have been resulting
they have been resulting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been resulting
you will have been resulting
he/she/it will have been resulting
we will have been resulting
you will have been resulting
they will have been resulting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been resulting
you had been resulting
he/she/it had been resulting
we had been resulting
you had been resulting
they had been resulting
Conditional
I would result
you would result
he/she/it would result
we would result
you would result
they would result
Past Conditional
I would have resulted
you would have resulted
he/she/it would have resulted
we would have resulted
you would have resulted
they would have resulted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.result - a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenonresult - 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"
phenomenon - any state or process known through the senses rather than by intuition or reasoning
offspring, materialisation, materialization - something that comes into existence as a result; "industrialism prepared the way for acceptance of the French Revolution's various socialistic offspring"; "this skyscraper is the solid materialization of his efforts"
aftereffect - any result that follows its cause after an interval
aftermath, wake, backwash - the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event); "the aftermath of war"; "in the wake of the accident no one knew how many had been injured"
bandwagon effect - the phenomenon of a popular trend attracting even greater popularity; "in periods of high merger activity there is a bandwagon effect with more and more firms seeking to engage in takeover activity"; "polls are accused of creating a bandwagon effect to benefit their candidate"
brisance - the shattering or crushing effect of a sudden release of energy as in an explosion
butterfly effect - the phenomenon whereby a small change at one place in a complex system can have large effects elsewhere, e.g., a butterfly flapping its wings in Rio de Janeiro might change the weather in Chicago
byproduct, by-product - a secondary and sometimes unexpected consequence
change - the result of alteration or modification; "there were marked changes in the lining of the lungs"; "there had been no change in the mountains"
coattails effect - (politics) the consequence of one popular candidate in an election drawing votes for other members of the same political party; "he counted on the coattails effect to win him the election"
Coriolis effect - (physics) an effect whereby a body moving in a rotating frame of reference experiences the Coriolis force acting perpendicular to the direction of motion and to the axis of rotation; on Earth the Coriolis effect deflects moving bodies to the right in the northern hemisphere and to the left in the southern hemisphere
dent - an appreciable consequence (especially a lessening); "it made a dent in my bank account"
domino effect - the consequence of one event setting off a chain of similar events (like a falling domino causing a whole row of upended dominos to fall)
harvest - the consequence of an effort or activity; "they gathered a harvest of examples"; "a harvest of love"
wallop, impact - a forceful consequence; a strong effect; "the book had an important impact on my thinking"; "the book packs a wallop"
influence - the effect of one thing (or person) on another; "the influence of mechanical action"
knock-on effect - a secondary or incidental effect
offshoot, outgrowth, branch, offset - a natural consequence of development
product - a consequence of someone's efforts or of a particular set of circumstances; "skill is the product of hours of practice"; "his reaction was the product of hunger and fatigue"
placebo effect - any effect that seems to be a consequence of administering a placebo; the change is usually beneficial and is assumed result from the person's faith in the treatment or preconceptions about what the experimental drug was supposed to do; pharmacologists were the first to talk about placebo effects but now the idea has been generalized to many situations having nothing to do with drugs
position effect - (genetics) the effect on the expression of a gene that is produced by changing its location in a chromosome
repercussion, reverberation - a remote or indirect consequence of some action; "his declaration had unforeseen repercussions"; "reverberations of the market crash were felt years later"
response - a result; "this situation developed in response to events in Africa"
fallout, side effect - any adverse and unwanted secondary effect; "a strategy to contain the fallout from the accounting scandal"
spillover - (economics) any indirect effect of public expenditure
2.result - a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problemresult - 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"
statement - a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc; "according to his statement he was in London on that day"
denouement - the final resolution of the main complication of a literary or dramatic work
3.result - something that results; "he listened for the results on the radio"
conclusion, ending, finish - event whose occurrence ends something; "his death marked the ending of an era"; "when these final episodes are broadcast it will be the finish of the show"
denouement - the outcome of a complex sequence of events
deal - the type of treatment received (especially as the result of an agreement); "he got a good deal on his car"
decision - the outcome of a game or contest; "the team dropped three decisions in a row"
decision - (boxing) a victory won on points when no knockout has occurred; "had little trouble in taking a unanimous decision over his opponent"
aftermath, consequence - the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual
just deserts, poetic justice - an outcome in which virtue triumphs over vice (often ironically)
separation - the termination of employment (by resignation or dismissal)
sequel, subsequence - something that follows something else
worst - the least favorable outcome; "the worst that could happen"
4.result - the semantic role of the noun phrase whose referent exists only by virtue of the activity denoted by the verb in the clause
participant role, semantic role - (linguistics) the underlying relation that a constituent has with the main verb in a clause
Verb1.result - issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end; "result in tragedy"
come - happen as a result; "Nothing good will come of this"
prove, turn out, turn up - be shown or be found to be; "She proved to be right"; "The medicine turned out to save her life"; "She turned up HIV positive"
be due, flow from - be the result of
fall out, follow - come as a logical consequence; follow logically; "It follows that your assertion is false"; "the theorem falls out nicely"
come after, follow - come after in time, as a result; "A terrible tsunami followed the earthquake"
2.result - have as a result or residue; "The water left a mark on the silk dress"; "Her blood left a stain on the napkin"
give rise, bring about, produce - cause to happen, occur or exist; "This procedure produces a curious effect"; "The new law gave rise to many complaints"; "These chemicals produce a noxious vapor"; "the new President must bring about a change in the health care system"
lead - tend to or result in; "This remark lead to further arguments among the guests"
leave - act or be so as to become in a specified state; "The inflation left them penniless"; "The president's remarks left us speechless"
leave - have left or have as a remainder; "That left the four of us"; "19 minus 8 leaves 11"
3.result - come about or follow as a consequence; "nothing will result from this meeting"
hap, happen, occur, come about, take place, go on, pass off, fall out, pass - come to pass; "What is happening?"; "The meeting took place off without an incidence"; "Nothing occurred that seemed important"

result

noun
1. consequence, effect, outcome, end result, issue, event, development, product, reaction, fruit, sequel, upshot This is the result of eating too much fatty food.
consequence beginning, cause, source, root, origin, outset, germ
2. outcome, conclusion, verdict, determination, end, decision, judgement, termination They were surprised by the result of their trials.
plural noun
1. marks, scores, grades, grading, percentage, evaluation, appraisal Her exam results were excellent.
verb
1. arise, follow, issue, happen, appear, develop, spring, flow, turn out, stem, derive, ensue, emanate, eventuate Many hair problems result from what you eat.
result in something end in, bring about, cause, lead to, wind up, finish with, culminate in, terminate in Fifty per cent of road accidents result in head injuries.

result

verb
To occur as a consequence:
phrasal verb
result innoun
2. Mathematics. Something worked out to explain, resolve, or provide a method for dealing with and settling a problem:
Translations
resultaat
تَكونُ نَتيجَتُهمَجْموع، حاصِلنَتائِج الإمتحان او المُباراه، عَلاماتنَتِيجَةنَتيجَه
výsledekvýsledkyvzniknoutzávěrdůsledek
resultatresultereende medfacitfølge
tulosjohtaa johonkinpäätösseurata
rezultatrezultirati
eredményeredményhirdetéskövetkezikkövetkezményvégzõdik
afleiîing; niîurstaîaleiîa til; enda í/meîstafa afúrslitútkoma
結果結果として生じる
결과기인하다
pažymiairastisrezultatai
beigtiesiznākumsizrietēt
vyplynúť
imeti za posledicoizviratiposledicarezultat
resultatresultera
เป็นผลให้ผลลัพธ์
sonuçsonuçlanmaksonucu olmakyüzünden meydana gelmek-in sonucu olmak
dẫn đếnkết quả

result

[rɪˈzʌlt]
A. N
1. (= outcome) → resultado m
this oven gives better resultseste horno da mejores resultados
he followed his own advice, with disastrous resultshizo lo que le pareció, con consecuencias desastrosas or resultados desastrosos
as a resultpor consiguiente
as a result ofcomo or a consecuencia de
he died as a result of his injuriesmurió como or a consecuencia de las heridas
to achieve/produce the desired resultlograr/producir los resultados deseados
with the result thatcon la consecuencia de que ...
without resultsin resultado
to get a result (Brit) (= succeed) → obtener resultados
see also end
2. [of election, race, match] → resultado m
the election resultslos resultados de las elecciones
her exam results were excellenten los exámenes sacó unas notas excelentes
the football resultslos resultados de los partidos de fútbol
3. (Math) → resultado f
4. results
4.1. (= favourable outcome) → resultados mpl
to get results: if they don't get results, heads will begin to rollcomo no obtengan resultados, empezarán a cortar cabezas
if a child sees that crying gets results he will take advantage of thatsi un niño ve que llorar le da resultado se aprovechará de ello
4.2. (St Ex) → resultados mpl
half-year resultsresultados mpl semestrales
B. VIresultar
a saving in cost would resultse obtendría como resultado un ahorro en los costos
the fire had resulted from carelessnessel incendio fue resultado de un descuido
to result in sth: it resulted in his deathle acarreó la muerte, tuvo como resultado su muerte
it resulted in a large increasedio como resultado un aumento apreciable
it didn't result in anything usefulno dio ningún resultado útil
such behaviour may result in dismissalsemejante comportamiento puede acarrear el despido

result

[rɪˈzʌlt]
n
(= consequence) → résultat m
with disastrous results → avec des résultats désastreux
as a result → en conséquence
As a result it is too expensive → En conséquence, c'est trop cher.
BUT Il en résulte que c'est trop cher.
as a result of sth → en conséquence de qch
as a result of doing sth
I nearly missed the show as a result of sleeping late → J'ai bien failli rater le spectacle pour m'être réveillé tard.
[contest, election, game, match] → résultat m
"What was the result?" - "One-nil." → "Quel a été le résultat?" - "Un à zéro."
the election results → les résultats des élections
the football results → les résultats de football
[calculation] → résultat m
npl results
(= success) → résultats mpl
to get results [person, team, technique, method, behaviour] → obtenir des résultats; [technique, method, behaviour] → produire des résultats
to produce results → produire des résultats
to show results → produire des résultats
(mainly British) (in exam)résultats mpl
my exam results → mes résultats d'examen
[test, research] → résultats mpl
vien résulter
Serious climate change could result → De sérieux changements climatiques pourraient en résulter.
to result from sth → résulter de qch
to result in sth → se solder par qch

result

n
Folge f; as a result he failedfolglich fiel er durch; as a result of thisund folglich; as a result of which he …was zur Folge hatte, dass er …; to be the result ofresultieren aus
(of election, exam, race, Math etc) → Ergebnis nt, → Resultat nt; (good result) → Resultat nt; results (of test, experiment)Werte pl; I want to see resultsich möchte einen Erfolg or ein Resultat sehen; to get results (person) → Erfolg or Resultate erzielen; we had very good results with thiswir hatten damit großen Erfolg or sehr gute Resultate; as a result of my inquiryauf meine Anfrage (hin); what was the result? (Sport) → wie ist es ausgegangen?; without resultergebnislos
visich ergeben, resultieren (from aus); from which it results that …woraus folgt, dass …

result

[rɪˈzʌlt]
1. nrisultato
as a result (of) → in or di conseguenza (a), in seguito (a)
as a result of the strike ... → in seguito allo sciopero...
to get results (fam) (person) → rendere (action) → dare dei risultati
2. vi to result (from)essere una conseguenza (di), essere causato/a (da)
to result in → avere come conseguenza
if the police leave, disorder will result → se la polizia se ne andrà, ci saranno dei disordini
the inquiry resulted in several dismissals → l'inchiesta ha portato a diversi licenziamenti

result

(rəˈzalt) noun
1. 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.
2. the answer to a sum etc. Add all these figures and tell me the result.
3. the final score. What was the result of Saturday's match?
4. (often in plural) the list of people who have been successful in a competition, of subjects a person has passed or failed in an examination etc. He had very good exam results; The results will be published next week.
verb
1. (often with from) to be caused (by something). We will pay for any damage which results (from our experiments).
2. (with in) to cause or have as a result. The match resulted in a draw.

result

نَتِيجَة, يَنْجُمُ mít za následek, výsledek resultat, resultere Ergebnis, resultieren αποτέλεσμα, προκύπτω ocasionar, resultado johtaa johonkin, tulos entraîner, résultat rezultat, rezultirati risultare, risultato 結果, 結果として生じる 결과, 기인하다 resultaat, resulteren resultat, resultere wynik, wyniknąć resultado, resultar проистекать, результат resultat, resultera เป็นผลให้, ผลลัพธ์ sonuç, sonucu olmak dẫn đến, kết quả 导致, 结果

result

n. resultado, conclusión.

result

n resultado; laboratory —, lab — (fam) resultado de laboratorio
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But once get used to these slight blemishes and nothing could be more complete, for good sense and good taste had presided over the furnishing, and the result was highly satisfactory.
The determination was the result of long years of quiet and rather ineffectual thinking.
One result of this family solidarity was that the foreign farmers in our county were the first to become prosperous.
The result of his investigation was far from satisfactory.
After shoving aside the bushes, and proceeding a few paces, he encountered the females, who awaited the result of the conference with anxiety, and not entirely without apprehension.
Even though the result relieved and pleased him, he wished, in bringing it about, he had had some part.
Were these to be worthily recounted, they would form a narrative of no small interest and instruction, and possessing, moreover, a certain remarkable unity, which might almost seem the result of artistic arrangement.
And, to say the truth, an appetite, sharpened by the east wind that generally blew along the passage, was the only valuable result of so much indefatigable exercise.
She showed it step by step and room by room and secret by secret, with droll, delightful, childish talk about it and with the result, in half an hour, of our becoming immense friends.
Of course the result is that you cease from doing anything for yourself.
As a result of this method Hannah, who could only have been developed by forces applied from without, was painstaking, humdrum, and limited; while Rebecca, who apparently needed nothing but space to develop in, and a knowledge of terms in which to express herself, grew and grew and grew, always from within outward.
This was soon done; but again, as I thus conned all those virtues which I was to expect united in one unhappy woman, the result was still unsatisfying, for I began to perceive that it was really not perfection that I was in search of.