Damage that resulted from the storm; charges that resulted from the investigation.
An example of result is a house that smells of fresh baked bread after baking bread.
An example of result is the answer received in a math calculation.
An example of result is a motorcycle stunt ending with the driver being injured.
Their profligate lifestyle resulted in bankruptcy.
Floods resulting from heavy rains.
Heavy rains resulting in floods.
This measure will result in good or in evil.
The result of a course of action; the result of a mathematical operation.
Origin of result
- Middle English resulten from Medieval Latin resultāre from Latin to leap back frequentative of resilīre re- re- salīre to leap sel- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Recorded since 1432, Middle English, from Medieval Latin resultare, in Classical Latin "to spring forward, rebound", the frequentative of the past participle of resilio (“to rebound"), from re- (“back") + salio (“to jump, leap")