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result (v.)

early 15c., resulten, "occur as a result, arise as a consequence of facts, arguments, etc.," from Latin resultare "to spring forward, rebound" (in Medieval Latin "to result"), a frequentative from the past participle of resilire "to rebound" (see resilience). The etymological sense is rare in English, mostly in poetry, now obsolete. Related: Resulted; resulting.

result (n.)

1620s, "action of leaping or springing back" (a sense now obsolete); 1640s, "outcome, effect, consequence;" 1650s, "decision, outcome of an action or process;" from result (v.). Related: Results "favorable or desirable consequences" (by 1922). Mathematical sense of "quantity or value ascertained by a calculation" is by 1771.

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Definitions of result
1
result (n.)
a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon;
Synonyms: consequence / effect / outcome / event / issue / upshot
result (n.)
a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem;
he computed the result to four decimal places
Synonyms: solution / answer / resolution / solvent
result (n.)
something that results;
he listened for the results on the radio
Synonyms: resultant / final result / outcome / termination
result (n.)
the semantic role of the noun phrase whose referent exists only by virtue of the activity denoted by the verb in the clause;
Synonyms: resultant role
2
result (v.)
issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end;
result in tragedy
Synonyms: ensue
result (v.)
produce as a result or residue;
Synonyms: leave / lead
result (v.)
come about or follow as a consequence;
nothing will result from this meeting
From wordnet.princeton.edu