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Dictionary definition for: Result

1. (n) 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"

2. (v) issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.) end; "result in tragedy"

3. (n) 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"

4. (v) result in; "The water left a mark on the silk dress" "Her blood left a stain on the napkin"

5. (n) something that results; "he listened for the results on the radio"

6. (n) the semantic role of the noun phrase whose referent exists only by virtue of the activity denoted by the verb in the clause

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