result

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result

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
result

Plural
results

  1. The solution of a mathematical equation.
    The result of 1 + 1 is 2.
  2. The situation at the end of a process, its outcome.
    The result of losing the presents was that everyone was sad.
    The result of the race was that Peter won.

Synonyms[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
result

Third-person singular
results

Past tense
resulted

Past participle
resulted

Present participle
resulting

  1. To come to a certain end.
    A lot of digging results in a deep hole.
  2. To be the consequence of something.
    A deep hole resulted from all the digging.

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