result


result
[[t]rɪzʌ̱lt[/t]]
results, resulting, resulted
1) N-COUNT: oft as a N A result is something that happens or exists because of something else that has happened.

Compensation is available for people who have developed asthma as a direct result of their work...

A real pizza oven gives better results than an ordinary home oven.

2) VERB If something results in a particular situation or event, it causes that situation or event to happen.

[V in n] Fifty per cent of road accidents result in head injuries...

[V in n] Regular trips back to her adopted motherland have resulted in her first book, Tiger Balm.

3) VERB If something results from a particular event or action, it is caused by that event or action.

[V from n] Many hair problems result from what you eat...

Ignore the early warnings and illness could result.

4) N-COUNT A result is the situation that exists at the end of a contest.

`What was the result?' - `One-nil to Leeds.'...

The final election results will be announced on Friday.

...the football results.

5) N-COUNT A result is the number that you get when you do a calculation.

They found their computers producing different results from exactly the same calculation.

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6) N-COUNT: usu pl Your results are the marks or grades that you get for examinations you have taken. [mainly BRIT]

Kate's exam results were excellent.

(in AM, usually use scores)

English dictionary. 2008.

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