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result meaning

EN[ɹɪˈzʌlt] [-ʌlt]
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  • A result (also called upshot) is the final consequence of a sequence of actions or events expressed qualitatively or quantitatively. Possible results include advantage, disadvantage, gain, injury, loss, value and victory.
  • Some types of result are as follows:
  • in general, the outcome of any kind of research, action or phenomenon
  • in games (e.g. cricket, lotteries) or wars, the result includes the identity of the victorious party and possibly the effects on the environment
  • in mathematics, the final value of a calculation (e.g. arithmetic operation), function or statistical expression, or the final statement of a theorem that has been proven

    Definition of result in English Dictionary

  • NounPLresultsPREré-
    1. That which results; the conclusion or end to which any course or condition of things leads, or which is obtained by any process or operation; consequence or effect.
      1. the result of a course of action;  the result of a mathematical operation ‎
    2. The fruit, beneficial or tangible effect(s) achieved by effort.
      1. The stories did not seem to me to touch life. They were plainly intended to have a bracing moral effect, and perhaps had this result for the people at whom they were aimed.
    3. The decision or determination of a council or deliberative assembly; a resolve; a decree.
      1. OBS A flying back; resilience.
        1. (sports) The final score in a game.
          1. It had been his intention to go to Wimbledon, but as he himself said: “Why be blooming well frizzled when you can hear all the results over the wireless. And results are all that concern me. […]”
        2. (by extension) A positive or favourable outcome for someone.
        3. VerbSGresultsPRresultingPT, PPresulted
          1. To proceed, spring or rise, as a consequence, from facts, arguments, premises, combination of circumstances, consultation, thought or endeavor.
            1. To come out, or have an issue; to terminate; to have consequences; followed by in.
              1. In plants, the ability to recognize self from nonself plays an important role in fertilization, because self-fertilization will result in less diverse offspring than fertilization with pollen from another individual.
            2. (law) To return to the proprietor (or heirs) after a reversion.
              1. OBS To leap back; to rebound.
              2. Interjection
                1. (Britain) An exclamation of joy following a favorable outcome.
                  1. 'Yes! Result! Game on!' He leans forward to a mike fixed over the desk and presses one of the [ …]
              3. More Examples
                1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                  • Finally, we apply this result to obtain results concerning certain cuspidalization problems for fundamental groups of (not necessarily proper) hyperbolic curves over finite fields..
                  • In contrast, ZDS introduces double bonds at the C7 and C7´position of ζ-carotene in cis configuration resulting in a C7,9,9´,7´-tetra-cis-lycopene species, termed prolycopene.
                  • However, effective enhancement of plant growth parameters results not only from the direct effects these bioinoculants impose on them but also from their non-target effects.
                2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                  • Results showed that the SAFV-like sequence appeared to result from intertypic recombination between SAFV2 (major parent: EU681176) and SAFV3 (minor parent: EU681178) (Fig 4 , Table 3 and S2 Table ).
                  • Results show significant decrease in dansylglycine fluorescence (in HSA-Dansylglycine complex)with increasing concentrations of 4-PBA and Palmitic acid (Fig 4 ).
                  • Results showed that supplementation of LipG1significantly improved the gut and heptaopancreas lipase activity of fish fed with palm oil diet.
                3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                  • This mainstream hypothesis of the epileptogenicity of hemosiderin provided strong support to our results.
                  • Up to now, Purdue has focused on two scientific papers published in 2005 that Dr. Taleyarkhan hailed as independent confirmation of his sonofusion results.
                  • They also compared the thickness in each group independently and observed that the lower the SS value, the greater the precapsulotomy RNFL average underestimation and the more significant the results.
              • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                1. Interjections
                  • Nouns
                    • Countable nouns
                    • Verbs
                      • Intransitive verbs
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                    2. en resulting
                    3. en resulted
                    4. en resultant
                    5. en resultset
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                    Meaning of result for the defined word.

                    Grammatically, this word "result" is an interjection. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb.
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