result  

  • Pronunciation of result: R IH0 Z AH1 L T (rɪ'zəltəɪv)

  • Number of syllables of result: 2

  • Pronunciation Video of result

  • Definition of 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  
    • (n): a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem; "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"  
    • (n): something that results; "he listened for the results on the radio"  
    • (n): a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon; "the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing consequences for business"; "he acted very wise after the event"  
    • (v): issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end; "result in tragedy"  
    • (v): result in; "The water left a mark on the silk dress"; "Her blood left a stain on the napkin"  
  • Examples of result

    • The result disconcerted the people.  
    • The result of that is the output of the round function.  
    • It's such a gratifying result.  
    • The result has been a steady increase in the energy output of the Sun.  
    • The result reflects the water content of the sample and the standard solution.  
    • A result of the unstable cavity is a hole in the centre of the output beam.  
    • The process may result liquification.  
    • The result was embarrassed silence.  
    • The result was the production of small droplets of liquid oxygen.  
    • The cardiac output changes as result of the stroke volume and heart rate.  

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