Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun result

4 senses of result

Sense 1
consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshot -- (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")
       => phenomenon -- (any state or process known through the senses rather than by intuition or reasoning)

Sense 2
solution, answer, result, resolution, solvent -- (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")
       => statement -- (a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc; "according to his statement he was in London on that day")

Sense 3
result, resultant, final result, outcome, termination -- (something that results; "he listened for the results on the radio")
       => ending, conclusion, finish -- (event whose occurrence ends something; "his death marked the ending of an era"; "when these final episodes are broadcast it will be the finish of the show")

Sense 4
resultant role, result -- (the semantic role of the noun phrase whose referent exists only by virtue of the activity denoted by the verb in the clause)
       => semantic role, participant role -- ((linguistics) the underlying relation that a constituent has with the main verb in a clause)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb result

3 senses of result

Sense 1
result, ensue -- (issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end; "result in tragedy")
       => prove, turn out, turn up -- (be shown or be found to be; "She proved to be right"; "The medicine turned out to save her life"; "She turned up HIV positive")

Sense 2
leave, result, lead -- (have as a result or residue; "The water left a mark on the silk dress"; "Her blood left a stain on the napkin")
       => produce, bring about, give rise -- (cause to happen, occur or exist; "This procedure produces a curious effect"; "The new law gave rise to many complaints"; "These chemicals produce a noxious vapor"; "the new President must bring about a change in the health care system")

Sense 3
result -- (come about or follow as a consequence; "nothing will result from this meeting")
       => happen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take place -- (come to pass; "What is happening?"; "The meeting took place off without an incidence"; "Nothing occurred that seemed important")

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