Definition of Result


  • the semantic role of the noun phrase whose referent exists only by virtue of the activity denoted by the verb in the clause
    - resultant role
  • something that results
    "he listened for the results on the radio"
    - final result
  • 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"
  • 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"


  • come about or follow as a consequence
    "nothing will result from this meeting"
  • have as a result or residue
    "The water left a mark on the silk dress"
    "Her blood left a stain on the napkin"
  • issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.)
    "result in tragedy"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Result

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Unscramble result

81 unscramble word found using the letters result.

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