verb (used without object)
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Contemporary Examples of result
The rebels though seemed somewhat chastened by the result despite more than doubling the anti-Boehner votes from two years ago.Democrats Accidentally Save Boehner From Republican Coup
Ben Jacobs, Jackie Kucinich
January 6, 2015
The result is that drone operators are leaving the Air Force in droves.
As a result, training squadrons—called Formal Training Units (FTU)—are being staffed with less than half the people they need.
Police Superintendent Michael Harrison said the decline was a result of an effort to decrease gang violence.America’s 2014 Murder Capital
January 3, 2015
Men and women who become infertile as a result of chemotherapy could also regain their reproductive capabilities.Men Will Someday Have Kids Without Women
January 3, 2015
Historical Examples of result
But the result was achieved only at a cost which the little party could ill sustain.Explorations in Australia
As a result the grain in the Egyptian markets had greatly increased in value.Ancient Man
Hendrik Willem van Loon
This is a record and result that no careful student of our history will, I take it, deny.'Tis Sixty Years Since
Charles Francis Adams
It is not the name of the action, but the result of the action, which is the chief concern.
As one result of this, our Navy ranks larger, in comparison, than it ever did before.
Word Origin for result
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.