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Another word for result

  1. To occur as a consequence

  1. Something brought about by a cause

      1. The final result; the outcome.
      2. The central idea or point; gist.
      1. Following in order or time; subsequent.
      2. Following as a result; consequent.
      3. A result; a consequence.
      1. A following of one thing after another; succession.
      2. An order of succession; an arrangement.
      3. A related or continuous series.
      1. Something that follows as a continuation, especially a literary, dramatic, or cinematic work whose narrative continues that of a preexisting work.
      2. A result or consequence:
      1. Issuing or following as a consequence or result.
      2. Something that results; an outcome.
      3. A single vector that is the equivalent of a set of vectors.
      1. A development or consequence growing out of and sometimes complicating a problem, plan, or statement:
      2. The act or process of branching out or dividing into branches.
      3. A subordinate part extending from a main body; a branch.
      1. To cause to happen, especially suddenly or prematurely:
      2. To cause to fall down from a height; hurl downward:
      3. To put suddenly into a certain state or condition:
      1. An end result; a consequence.
      1. A point or matter of discussion, debate, or dispute:
      2. A matter of public concern:
      3. A misgiving, objection, or complaint:
      1. The act or process of gathering a crop.
      2. The crop that ripens or is gathered in a season.
      3. The amount or measure of the crop gathered in a season.
      1. The ripened ovary or ovaries of a seed-bearing plant, together with accessory parts, containing the seeds and occurring in a wide variety of forms.
      2. An edible, usually sweet and fleshy form of such a structure.
      3. A part or an amount of such a plant product, served as food:
      1. Something that takes place, especially a significant occurrence.
      2. A social gathering or activity:
      3. A contest in a sports competition, such as a meet:
      1. The result of a completed series of processes or changes.
      1. Something brought about by a cause or agent; a result.
      2. The power to produce an outcome or achieve a result:
      3. Advantage; avail:
      1. A proposition that follows with little or no proof required from one already proven.
      2. A deduction or an inference.
      3. A natural consequence or effect; a result.
      1. Something that logically or naturally follows from an action or condition.
      2. A logical conclusion or inference.
      3. Importance in rank or position:
      1. A consequence, especially of a disaster or misfortune:
      2. A period of time following a disastrous event:
      3. A second growth or crop in the same season, as of grass after mowing.
  2. Something worked out to explain, resolve, or provide a method for dealing with and settling a problem

      1. A method or process of dealing with a problem:
      2. The answer to a problem or the explanation for something:
      3. A homogeneous mixture of two or more substances, which may be solids, liquids, gases, or a combination of these.
      1. Firmness of purpose; resolve:
      2. A fixed intention or resolution:
      3. The ascertaining or fixing of the quantity, quality, position, or character of something:
      1. A spoken or written reply, as to a question.
      2. A correct reply.
      3. A solution, as to a problem.

Another word for result


Synonym Study

  • Outcome refers to the result of something that was in doubt
  • Issue suggests a result in which there is emergence from difficulties or conflict
  • Consequence suggests that which follows something else on which it is dependent in some way, but does not connote as direct a connection with cause
  • Effect is applied to that which is directly produced by an action, process, or agent and is the exact correlative of cause
  • Result stresses that which is finally brought about by the effects or consequences of an action, process, etc.