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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
                  • The first results of transplantation of human ESC-CMs in a large animal model of non-human primates are promising since hESC-CMs showed to remuscularize the heart.
                  • Before pooling, we applied a vincentisation procedure (see Results for more details) to normalise reaction times across subjects.
                  • The poor third-quarter results from Frankfurt had the broadest impact because they spotlighted the vulnerability of the listed German universal banks to the financial crisis spreading from Asia.
                2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                  • 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 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 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
                  • The search for a specific immunomarker of malignancy sheds light on a huge number of ICC stains although none of them attempt to yield 100% conclusive 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.
                  • Still, those constraints need to be considered and discussed explicitly for the sake of clarity and exhaustivity when reporting results.
              • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                1. Interjections
                  • Nouns
                    • Countable nouns
                    • Verbs
                      • Intransitive verbs
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                    1. en results
                    2. en resulting
                    3. en resulted
                    4. en resultant
                    5. en resulteth
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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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