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Noun: result  ri'zúlt
  1. A phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
    "his decision had depressing results for business";
    - consequence, effect, outcome, event, issue, upshot
  2. A statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
    "he computed the result to four decimal places";
    - solution, answer, resolution, solvent
  3. Something that happens or is produced as the final consequence or product
    "he listened for the results on the radio";
    - resultant, final result, outcome, termination
  4. 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
Verb: result  ri'zúlt
  1. Happen afterwards as a consequence
    "result in tragedy";
    - ensue
  2. Produce as a result or residue
    - leave, lead
  3. Come about or follow as a consequence
    "nothing will result from this meeting"

Derived forms: results, resulting, resulted

Type of: bring about, come about, conclusion, ending, fall out, finish, give rise, go on, hap [archaic], happen, occur, participant role, pass, pass off, phenomenon, produce, prove, semantic role, statement, take place, turn out, turn up

Encyclopedia: Result, New York