After a half-century of frigid relations, the U.S. and Cuba have agreed to a thaw as the result of 18 months of secret talks.
The result will force Romney to settle for a crushing win on his native turf, rather than a clean sweep.
All of them were still hung up on the result of the England-USA game and the goalkeeping gaffe that resulted in the American goal.
The other, to his immediate left, is calling for a touchback, the result of an interception.
In the last decade Sinai tourism has boomed, a result of relative security ensured by endless police checkpoints.
Her words were the result of an impetuous defense of the absent man.
The result must be the loss of the vessel and all on board of her.
In part this antagonism of classes is merely the result of difference in manners.
But I have recovered my steam-yacht, and I am entirely happy over the result so far.
I have given him a thrashing and now I feel jolly, and as to the result, let come what will.'
early 15c., "occur as a result, arise as a consequence," from Medieval Latin resultare "to result," in classical Latin "to spring forward, rebound," frequentative of past participle of resilire "to rebound" (see resilience). Related: Resulted; resulting.
1620s, "action of springing back;" 1640s, "outcome, effect," from result (v.). Related: Results. Mathematical sense from 1771.