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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. Have 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, happen, occur, participant role, pass, pass off, phenomenon, produce, prove, semantic role, statement, take place, turn out, turn up

Encyclopedia: Result, New York