Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To happen as a consequence: synonym: follow.
  • intransitive verb To end in a particular way.
  • noun Something that follows naturally from a particular action, operation, or course; a consequence or outcome. synonym: effect.
  • noun Favorable or desired outcomes.
  • noun Mathematics The quantity or expression obtained by calculation.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To leap back; rebound; leap again.
  • To proceed, spring, or rise as a consequence from facts, arguments, premises, combination of circumstances, etc.; be the outcome; be the final term in a connected series of events, operations, etc.
  • To have an issue; terminate: followed by in.
  • To decree; determine, as an ecclesiastical council.
  • noun The act of leaping, springing, or flying back; resilience.
  • noun Consequence; conclusion: outcome; issue; effect: that which proceeds naturally or logically from facts, premises, or the state of things: as, the result of reasoning; the result of reflection; the result of a consultation; the result of a certain procedure or effect.
  • noun The final decision or determination of a council or deliberative assembly; resolution: as, the result of an ecclesiastical council.
  • noun In mathematics, a quantity, value, or expression ascertained by calculation.
  • noun Synonyms Consequence, etc. (see effect), event, termination, end, upshot, consummation, see resultant.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb obsolete To leap back; to rebound.
  • intransitive verb To come out, or have an issue; to terminate; to have consequences; -- followed by in.
  • intransitive verb To proceed, spring, or rise, as a consequence, from facts, arguments, premises, combination of circumstances, consultation, thought, or endeavor.
  • intransitive verb (Law) a trust raised by implication for the benefit of a party granting an estate. The phrase is also applied to a trust raised by implication for the benefit of a party who advances the purchase money of an estate, etc.
  • intransitive verb (Law) a use which, being limited by the deed, expires or can not vest, and thence returns to him who raised it.
  • noun obsolete A flying back; resilience.
  • noun That which results; the conclusion or end to which any course or condition of things leads, or which is obtained by any process or operation; consequence or effect.
  • noun The decision or determination of a council or deliberative assembly; a resolve; a decree.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To proceed, spring or rise, as a consequence, from facts, arguments, premises, combination of circumstances, consultation, thought or endeavor.
  • verb To come out, or have an issue; to terminate; to have consequences; -- followed by in; as, this measure will result in good or in evil.
  • verb law To return to the proprietor (or heirs) after a reversion
  • noun That which results; the conclusion or end to which any course or condition of things leads, or which is obtained by any process or operation; consequence or effect; as, the result of a course of action; the result of a mathematical operation.
  • noun The fruit, beneficial or tangible effect(s) achieved by effort.
  • noun sports The final score in a game.
  • noun by extension A positive or favourable outcome for someone.
  • interjection UK An exclamation of joy following a favorable outcome.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
  • noun a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
  • noun the semantic role of the noun phrase whose referent exists only by virtue of the activity denoted by the verb in the clause
  • verb have as a result or residue
  • verb come about or follow as a consequence
  • verb issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end
  • noun something that results

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English resulten, from Medieval Latin resultāre, from Latin, to leap back, frequentative of resilīre : re-, re- + salīre, to leap; see sel- in Indo-European roots.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Recorded since 1432, Middle English, from Medieval Latin resultare, in Classical Latin "to spring forward, rebound", the frequentative of the past participle of resilio ("to rebound"), from re- ("back") + salio ("to jump, leap")

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