Definition of result
What does the word result mean?
part of speech: verb intransitive
Arise as actual or follow as logical consequence (from conditions, causes, premisses, &c. or abs.); have issue or end in specified manner esp. in failure &c. (resulted badly, in a large profit). (N.) consequence, issue, or outcome of something (without r., in vain, fruitless, fruitlessly), whence resultful, resultless, aa.; quantity, formula, &c., given by calculation. [Latin]