(noun, verb, interjection)


1. (Britain) An exclamation of joy following a favorable outcome.


1. a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon

Similar word(s): consequence, effect, event, issue, outcome, upshot

Definition categories: phenomenon

2. a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem

- he computed the result to four decimal places

Similar word(s): answer, resolution, solution, solvent

Definition categories: communication, statement

3. something that results

- he listened for the results on the radio

Similar word(s): outcome, resultant, termination

Definition categories: event, conclusion, ending, finish

4. the semantic role of the noun phrase whose referent exists only by virtue of the activity denoted by the verb in the clause

Definition categories: communication

Sentences with result as a noun:

- the result of a course of action;  the result of a mathematical operation


1. issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end

- result in tragedy

Similar word(s): ensue

Definition categories: stative, prove

2. produce as a result or residue

Similar word(s): lead, leave

Definition categories: stative, produce

3. come about or follow as a consequence

- nothing will result from this meeting

Definition categories: change, hap, happen, occur, pass

Sentences with result as a verb:

- This measure will result in good or in evil.