Result

What is Result ?

Result is (noun) 1. something which happens because of something else What was the result of the police investigation? as a result of something because of something As a result of a traffic jam, she missed her plane. 2. the final score in a game, the final marks in an exam, etc. She isn’t pleased with her exam results. I had great fun making the rug but I’m only partly happy with the result. He listened to the football results on the radio. (verb) to result from something to happen because of something which has been done The increase in the company’s debts resulted from the expansion programme. to result in something to produce something as an effect The doubling of the sales force resulted in increased sales.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level