result

  • 21 result in — re ˈsult in [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they result in he/she/it results in present participle resulting in past tense resulted in …

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  • 22 result — 01. She has been quite nervous lately, waiting for the test [results]. 02. According to the Buddha, all that we are is the [result] of what we have thought. 03. The greenhouse effect causes our atmosphere to retain more of the heat from the sun… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 23 result — {{11}}result (n.) 1620s, from RESULT (Cf. result) (v.). Related: Results. {{12}}result (v.) early 15c., from M.L. resultare to result, in classical Latin to spring forward, rebound, frequentative of pp. of resilire to rebound (see RESILIENCE (Cf …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 24 result — 1. noun 1) stress is the result of overwork Syn: consequence, outcome, product, upshot, sequel, effect, reaction, repercussion, ramification, conclusion, culmination Ant: cause 2) …

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  • 25 result — 1. noun stress is the result of overwork Syn: consequence, outcome, upshot, sequel, effect, reaction, repercussion Ant: cause 2. verb anger may result from an argument Syn: follow, ensue, develop …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 26 result in — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms result in : present tense I/you/we/they result in he/she/it results in present participle resulting in past tense resulted in past participle resulted in result in something to cause something, or to produce… …

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  • 27 result — 1. verb /ɹɪˈzʌlt/ a) To proceed, spring or rise, as a consequence, from facts, arguments, premises, combination of circumstances, consultation, thought or endeavor. b) To come out, or have an issue; to terminate; to have consequences; followed by …

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  • 28 result — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. consequence, conclusion, outcome, upshot, fruit, effect, product. See judgment. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. consequence, issue, event, effect, outcome, end, finish, termination, consummation, completion,… …

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  • 29 result —    1. British    a victory    The jargon of soccer managers and others. If a team is matched against a stronger side, a draw may also qualify as a result, but a loss never is, even when it is. Some figurative use of any favourable outcome:    … …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 30 result — noun 1》 a consequence, effect, or outcome.     ↘(also results) a satisfactory outcome: persistence guarantees results. 2》 an item of information or a quantity or formula obtained by experiment or calculation. 3》 a final score, mark, or placing in …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 31 result — /rɪ zʌlt/ noun 1. a profit or loss account for a company at the end of a trading period ● The company’s results for last year were an improvement on those of the previous year. 2. something which happens because of something else ● What was the… …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 32 result in — phr verb Result in is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑bias, ↑change, ↑effort, ↑encounter, ↑incident, ↑infection, ↑meeting, ↑mutation, ↑process Result in is used with these nouns as the object: ↑acquittal, ↑ …

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  • 33 result in — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. end in, terminate in, conclude, finish; see achieve 1 , end 1 , result . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) I verb To be the cause of: bring, bring about, bring on, cause, effect, effectuate, generate, induce, ingenerate, lead to,… …

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  • 34 result in — to be (or have as) the result (Note: to result from means to be (or have as) the cause) …

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  • 35 result — n. & v. n. 1 a consequence, issue, or outcome of something. 2 a satisfactory outcome; a favourable result (gets results). 3 a quantity, formula, etc., obtained by calculation. 4 (in pl.) a list of scores or winners etc. in an examination or… …

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  • 36 result — I. intransitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin resultare, from Latin, to rebound, from re + saltare to leap more at saltation Date: 15th century 1. a. to proceed or arise as a consequence, effect, or conclusion < death… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 37 result — /ri zult /, v.i. 1. to spring, arise, or proceed as a consequence of actions, circumstances, premises, etc.; be the outcome. 2. to terminate or end in a specified manner or thing. n. 3. something that happens as a consequence; outcome. 4. Math. a …

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  • 38 result — Synonyms and related words: accomplishment, accrue from, aftereffect, aftermath, answer, arise, arise from, artifact, ascertainment, attend, be contingent on, be due to, become of, brainchild, bud from, by product, child, clearing up, close,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 39 result — [15] Etymologically, to result is to ‘jump backwards’. The word comes ultimately from Latin resultāre ‘jump backwards’, hence ‘rebound’, a compound verb formed from the prefix re ‘back’ and saltāre ‘jump’ (source of English insult, sauté, etc).… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 40 result — • a successful outcome to something, usually either a sporting event or something at least slightly dodgy. Often prefixed with a right . i.e. I see the gooners ad a right result yesterday ! …

    Londonisms dictionary


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