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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Result  \Re*sult"\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Resulted};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Resulting}.]  [F.  r['e]sulter,  fr  L.  resultare, 
  resultarum  to  spring  or  leap  back  v.  intens.  fr  resilire 
  See  {Resile}.] 
  1.  To  leap  back  to  rebound.  [Obs.] 
 
  The  huge  round  stone,  resulting  with  a  bound. 
  --Pope. 
 
  2.  To  come  out  or  have  an  issue;  to  terminate;  to  have 
  consequences;  --  followed  by  in  as  this  measure  will 
  result  in  good  or  in  evil. 
 
  3.  To  proceed,  spring,  or  rise,  as  a  consequence,  from  facts, 
  arguments,  premises,  combination  of  circumstances, 
  consultation,  thought,  or  endeavor. 
 
  Pleasure  and  peace  do  naturally  result  from  a  holy 
  and  good  life.  --Tillotson. 
 
  {Resulting  trust}  (Law),  a  trust  raised  by  implication  for 
  the  benefit  of  a  party  granting  an  estate.  The  phrase  is 
  also  applied  to  a  trust  raised  by  implication  for  the 
  benefit  of  a  party  who  advances  the  purchase  money  of  an 
  estate,  etc  --Bouvier. 
 
  {Resulting  use}  (Law),  a  use  which  being  limited  by  the 
  deed,  expires  or  can  not  vest,  and  thence  returns  to  him 
  who  raised  it  --Bouvier. 
 
  Syn:  To  proceed;  spring;  rise;  arise;  ensue;  terminate. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Result  \Re*sult"\,  n. 
  1.  A  flying  back  resilience.  [Obs.] 
 
  Sound  is  produced  between  the  string  and  the  air  by 
  the  return  or  the  result  of  the  string.  --Bacon. 
 
  2.  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;  as 
  the  result  of  a  course  of  action  the  result  of  a 
  mathematical  operation. 
 
  If  our  proposals  once  again  were  heard,  We  should 
  compel  them  to  a  quick  result.  --Milton. 
 
  3.  The  decision  or  determination  of  a  council  or  deliberative 
  assembly;  a  resolve;  a  decree. 
 
  Then  of  their  session  ended  they  bid  cry  With 
  trumpet's  regal  sound  the  great  result.  --Milton. 
 
  Syn:  Effect;  consequence;  conclusion;  inference;  issue; 
  event.  See  {Effect}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  result 
  n  1:  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"  [syn:  {consequence},  {effect}, 
  {outcome},  {issue},  {upshot}] 
  2:  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"  [syn:  {solution}, 
  {answer},  {resolution}] 
  3:  the  situation  that  exists  when  something  ends  "he  listened 
  for  the  results  on  the  radio"  [syn:  {outcome}] 
  v  1:  issue  or  terminate  (in  a  specified  way  state,  etc.);  end 
  "result  in  tragedy"  [syn:  {ensue}] 
  2:  result  in  "The  water  left  a  mark  on  the  silk  dress";  "Her 
  blood  left  a  stain  on  the  napkin"  [syn:  {leave},  {lead}] 




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