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result

 
Noun result has 4 senses
  1. consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshot - a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon; "the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing consequences for business"; "he acted very wise after the event"
    --1 is a kind of phenomenon
    --1 has particulars:
     offspring, materialization, materialisation; aftereffect; aftermath, wake, backwash; bandwagon effect; brisance; butterfly effect; by-product, byproduct; change; coattails effect; Coriolis effect; dent; domino effect; harvest; impact, wallop; influence; knock-on effect; outgrowth, branch, offshoot, offset; product; placebo effect; position effect; repercussion, reverberation; response; side effect, fallout; spillover
    Derived forms: verb result2, verb result1
  2. solution, answer, result, resolution, solvent - a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem; "they were trying to find a peaceful solution"; "the answers were in the back of the book"; "he computed the result to four decimal places"
    --2 is a kind of statement
    --2 has particulars: denouement
  3. result, resultant, final result, outcome, termination - something that results; "he listened for the results on the radio"
    --3 is a kind of ending, conclusion, finish
    --3 has particulars:
     denouement; deal; decision; decision; consequence, aftermath; poetic justice, just deserts; separation; sequel, subsequence; worst
    Derived form: verb result1
  4. resultant role, result - the semantic role of the noun phrase whose referent exists only by virtue of the activity denoted by the verb in the clause
    --4 is a kind of semantic role, participant role
Verb result has 2 senses
  1. result, ensue - issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end; "result in tragedy"
    --1 is one way to prove, turn out, turn up
    Derived forms: noun result1, noun result3, noun resultant1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  2. leave, result, lead - result in; "The water left a mark on the silk dress"; "Her blood left a stain on the napkin"
    --2 is one way to bring about
    Derived forms: noun result1, noun resultant2
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
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