result

[ ri-zuhlt ]
/ rɪˈzʌlt /

verb (used without object)

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.

noun

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.

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Idioms for result

    get results, to obtain a notable or successful result or response; be effective.

Origin of result

1375–1425; late Middle English resulten (v.) < Anglo-Latin resultāre to arise as a consequence, Latin: to spring back, rebound, equivalent to re- re- + -sultāre, combining form of saltāre to dance (frequentative of salīre to leap, spring)

SYNONYMS FOR result

1 flow, come, issue. See follow.
2 resolve, eventuate.
3 conclusion, issue, end, product, fruit. See effect.
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British Dictionary definitions for resulted

result
/ (rɪˈzʌlt) /

noun

verb (intr)

Word Origin for result

C15: from Latin resultāre to rebound, spring from, from re- + saltāre to leap
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