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result (phenomenon)

Definition:

a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon

Class:

phenomenon noun (natural phenomena)

Plural:

results

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

late Middle English (as a verb): from medieval Latin resultare "to result",...
(Source: Oxford Dictionary)  [more]

All senses of result...

Definition references

Collins Dictionary:

upshot | conclusion [synonym, sense-specific] | outcome [synonym, sense-specific]

the final result; conclusion; outcome | [archery] the final shot in a match (12 of 382 words, 2 definitions, 9 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/upshot

Wikipedia:

Result | upshot

the final consequence of a sequence of actions or events expressed qualitatively or quantitatively. Possible results include advantage, disadvantage, gain, injury, loss, value and victory. There may be a range of possible outcomes associated with an... (36 of 370 words)

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Merriam-Webster:

upshot | outcome [synonym] | aftereffect [synonym] | aftermath [synonym] | backwash [synonym] | child [synonym] | conclusion [synonym] | consequence [synonym] | corollary [synonym] | ...

the final result; "outcome" (4 of 118 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/upshot

Oxford Dictionary:

upshot

Syllabification: (up·shot) | [singular] | the final or eventual outcome or conclusion of a discussion, action, or series of events (18 of 60 words, 3 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/upshot

upshot [singular]

the final or eventual outcome or conclusion of a discussion, action, or series of events (15 of 57 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/upshot

Macmillan British Dictionary:

upshot | the upshot of something

"the upshot (of something)": the result of a process or an event (12 of 41 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/upshot

Random House Dictionary:

upshot

the final issue, the conclusion, or the result. | the gist, as of an argument or thesis. (16 of 32 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/upshot

Cambridge Dictionary:

the upshot | upshot

something which happens as a result of other actions, events or decisions (12 of 29 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/the-upshot

American Heritage Dictionary:

upshot

The final result; the outcome. | The central idea or point; gist. (11 of 28 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/upshot

New World Dictionary:

upshot

the conclusion; result; outcome (4 of 15 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/upshot

Wiktionary:

upshot | upshots [plural] | bottom line [synonym, sense-specific] | digest [synonym, sense-specific] | the long and short [synonym, sense-specific] | conclusion [synonym, sense-specific] | consequence [synonym, sense-specific]

[United States] A concise summary. | The final result, or outcome of something. (12 of 13 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/upshot

Britannica Encyclopedia:

event [occurrence]

notion that became of singular importance in the philosophical speculation about relativity physics. The best-known analyses are those of the ... (20 of 71 words)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/197129​/event

Columbia Encyclopedia:

phenomenon

an observable fact or event; in philosophy the definitions and uses of the term have varied. In the philosophy of Aristotle phenomena were the objects ... (25 of 101 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/society​/A​0838726​.html

Encarta Dictionary:

upshot

the end result of something (5 of 21 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861708660​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Oxford Dictionary:

result | results | result in

Origin: late Middle English (as a verb): from medieval Latin resultare "to result", earlier in the sense "spring back", from re- (expressing ... (21 of 37 etymology words)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/result

Wiktionary:

result | results [plural] | resulted [past tense] | resulting [present participle]

Origin: 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... (32 of 33 etymology words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/result

Online Etymology:

result

First use: early 15th century

Origin: Medieval Latin resultare "to result", in classical L. "to spring forward, rebound", frequentative of past participle of resilire "to ... (22 of 30 etymology words)

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=result

American Heritage Dictionary:

result | resulted [past tense] | resulting [present participle] | results [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Middle English resulten, from Medieval Latin resultāre, from Latin, to leap back, frequentative of resilīre: re-, ... (16 of 25 etymology words)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/result

New World Dictionary:

result

Origin: Middle English resulten from Medieval Latin resultare from Latin, to spring back, rebound, frequentative of resilire, to leap back: see "resile"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/result

Collins Dictionary:

result

First use: 15th century

Origin: from Latin resultāre to rebound, spring from, from re- + saltāre to leap

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/result

Merriam-Webster:

result [entry 1, verb]

First use: 15th century

Origin: Middle English, from Medieval Latin resultare, from Latin, to rebound, from re- + saltare to leap

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/result

Encarta Dictionary:

result | results [plural] | resulted [past tense] | resulting [present participle]

First use: 15th century

Origin: Latin resultare "spring back, reverberate" ("result" in medieval Latin) from saltare "to jump"

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861701561​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Wiktionary:

result | results [plural] | resulted [past tense] | resulting [present participle]

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "result"

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/result

Collins Dictionary:

result

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "result"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/result

Macmillan British Dictionary:

result | results [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "result"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/result

result [intransitive, verb] | resulted [past tense] | resulting [present participle] | results [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "result"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/result 28

Macmillan American Dictionary:

result [noun] | results [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "result"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/result

result [intransitive, verb] | resulted [past tense] | resulting [present participle] | results [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "result"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/result 26

Cambridge Dictionary:

result [entry 1]

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "result"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "result"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/result 1

the Free Dictionary:

result

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "result"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "result"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "result" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/result

Google Dictionary:

result | results [plural] | resulted [past tense] | resulting [present participle]

Audio: English pronunciation of "result"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

result

Audio: North American pronunciation of "result"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=result​01 word=result

YourDictionary Audio:

result

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "result" by speech synthesizer

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freedictionary.org:

result

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "result" by speech synthesizer

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