- A phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon.
- usage: "the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing consequences for business"; "he acted very wise after the event"
- A statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem.
- usage: "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"
- Something that results.
- usage: "he listened for the results on the radio"
- 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
- Issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end.
- usage: "result in tragedy"
- synonyms: ensue
- Have as a result or residue.
- usage: "The water left a mark on the silk dress"; "Her blood left a stain on the napkin"
- Come about or follow as a consequence.
- usage: "nothing will result from this meeting"
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