HyperDic: result

English > 7 senses of the word result:
NOUNphenomenonresult, consequence, effect, outcome, event, issue, upshota phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
communicationresult, solution, answer, resolution, solventa statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
eventresult, resultant, final result, outcome, terminationsomething that results
communicationresult, resultant rolethe semantic role of the noun phrase whose referent exists only by virtue of the activity denoted by the verb in the clause
VERBstativeresult, ensueissue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.)
stativeresult, leave, leadhave as a result or residue
changeresultcome about or follow as a consequence
result > pronunciation
Soundsrihzah'lt; riyzah'lt
Rhymesadult ... tumult: 10 rhymes with ahlt...
English > result: 7 senses > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningA phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon.
Synonymsconsequence, effect, outcome, event, issue, upshot
NarrowerCoriolis effect(physics) an effect whereby a body moving in a rotating frame of reference experiences the Coriolis force acting perpendicular to the direction of motion and to the axis of rotation
aftereffectAny result that follows its cause after an interval
aftermath, wake, backwashThe consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event)
bandwagon effectThe phenomenon of a popular trend attracting even greater popularity
brisanceThe shattering or crushing / crushing effect of a sudden release of energy as in an explosion
butterfly effectThe phenomenon whereby a small change at one place in a complex system can have large / large / large effects elsewhere, e.g., a butterfly flapping its wings in Rio de Janeiro might change the weather in Chicago
by-product, byproductA secondary and sometimes unexpected consequence
changeThe result of alteration or modification
coattails effect(politics) the consequence of one popular candidate in an election drawing votes for other members of the same political party
dentAn appreciable consequence (especially a lessening)
domino effectThe consequence of one event setting off a chain of similar events (like a falling domino causing a whole row of upended dominos to fall / fall)
harvestThe consequence of an effort or activity
impact, wallopA forceful consequence
influenceThe effect of one thing (or person) on another
knock-on effectA secondary or incidental effect
offspring, materialization, materialisationSomething that comes into existence as a result
outgrowth, branch, offshoot, offsetA natural consequence of development
placebo effectAny effect that seems to be a consequence of administering a placebo
position effect(genetics) the effect on the expression of a gene that is produced by changing its location in a chromosome
productA consequence of someone's efforts or of a particular set of circumstances
repercussion, reverberationA remote or indirect consequence of some action
responseA result
side effect, falloutAny adverse and unwanted secondary effect
spillover(economics) any indirect effect of public expenditure
BroaderphenomenonAny state or process known through the senses rather than by intuition or reasoning
Spanishconsecuencia, efecto, resultado
Catalanconseqüència, efecte, resultat
Verbsresultissue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.)
resulthave as a result or residue
English > result: 7 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem.
Example "he computed the result to four decimal places"
Synonymssolution, answer, resolution, solvent
NarrowerdenouementThe final resolution of the main complication / complication of a literary or dramatic work
BroaderstatementA message that is stated or declared
Spanishresolución, respuesta, resultado, solución, solvente
Catalanresolució, resposta, resultat, solució
English > result: 7 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningSomething that results.
Example"he listened for the results on the radio"
Synonymsresultant, final result, outcome, termination
Narrowerconsequence, aftermathThe outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual
dealThe type of treatment received (especially as the result of an agreement)
decisionThe outcome of a game / game / game or contest
decision(boxing) a victory won on points when no knockout has occurred
denouementThe outcome of a complex sequence / sequence of events
separationThe termination of employment / employment (by resignation or dismissal)
sequel, subsequenceSomething that follows something else
worstThe least favorable outcome
Broaderending, conclusion, finishevent whose occurrence ends something
Spanishconsecuencia, resultado
Catalanresultant, resultat
Verbsresultissue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.)
English > result: 7 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningThe semantic role of the noun phrase whose referent exists only by virtue of the activity denoted by the verb in the clause.
Synonymresultant role
Broadersemantic role, participant role(linguistics) the underlying relation that a constituent has with the main verb in a clause
English > result: 7 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningIssue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.) ; end.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"result in tragedy"
Synonymensue
Narrowerbe due, flow fromBe the result of
comehappen / happen as a result
follow, come afterCome after in time, as a result
follow, fall outCome as a logical consequence
Broaderprove, turn out, turn upBe shown or be found to be
Spanishderivar, resultar, seguirse, seguir, suceder
Catalanderivar, resultar, seguir, succeir
Adjectivesresultantfollowing or accompanying as a consequence
Nounsresultsomething that results
resulta phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
resultantthe final / final point in a process
English > result: 7 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningHave as a result or residue.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymsleave, lead
Narrowerleadtend to or result in
Broaderproduce, bring about, give riseCause to happen, occur or exist
Similar toleaveAct or be so as to become in a specified state
leaveHave left or have as a remainder
Spanishdejar
Adjectivesresultantfollowing or accompanying as a consequence
Nounsresulta phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
resultantsomething that results
English > result: 7 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningCome about or follow as a consequence.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"nothing will result from this meeting"
Broaderhappen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take placeCome to pass

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