- to spring, arise, or proceed as a consequence of actions, circumstances, premises, etc.; be the outcome.
- to terminate or end in a specified manner or thing.
- something that happens as a consequence; outcome.
- Mathematics. a quantity, expression, etc., obtained by calculation.
- Often results. a desirable or beneficial consequence, outcome, or effect: We had definite results within weeks.
- get results, to obtain a notable or successful result or response; be effective.
Origin of result
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Examples from the Web for resulting
The resulting Wool Runners were comfortable, eco-friendly, machine-washable, and super cute—and sold out almost immediately.The Coolest Fashion Innovations of 2014
December 18, 2014
The resulting product included four single-cask variants along with finished pictures of McKidd enjoying a glass of The Macallan.
The resulting photographs are a celebration, bringing to life the peerless spirit embodied by The Macallan.
The resulting negotiation, they hope, would gut the EPA regulation.If You Think D.C. Is Awful Now, Wait Until Wednesday
November 4, 2014
And when a wedding party attached a GoPro camera to a bottle of the whiskey, the resulting video went viral.Europeans Recall Fireball Whiskey Over a Sweetener Also Used in Antifreeze
October 28, 2014
He was 65 feet up in the air when the collapse occurred, resulting in his death.Flying Machines
W.J. Jackman and Thos. H. Russell
There is some sericite present, also magnetite, resulting from the decomposition of the biotite.The Long Labrador Trail
The resulting curve, the circle, is therefore the least beautiful of all curves.Modern Painters Volume II (of V)
This training and the resulting character are the pre-requisites of all race progress.The Negro Farmer
There was nothing exceptional about it, terrible as have been the disasters now and then resulting.Two Arrows
William O. Stoddard
- something that ensues from an action, policy, course of events, etc; outcome; consequence
- a number, quantity, or value obtained by solving a mathematical problem
- US a decision of a legislative body
- (often plural) the final score or outcome of a sporting contest
- a favourable result, esp a victory or success
- (often foll by from) to be the outcome or consequence (of)
- (foll by in) to issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc); endto result in tragedy
- 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
Word Origin and History for resulting
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.