Result

result

1. A flying back; resilience. Sound is produced between the string and the air by the return or the result of the string. (bacon)

2. That which results; the conclusion or end to which any course or condition of things leads, or which is obtained by any process or operation; consequence or effect; as, the result of a course of action; the result of a mathematical operation. If our proposals once again were heard, We should compel them to a quick result. (milton)

3. The decision or determination of a council or deliberative assembly; a resolve; a decree. Then of their session ended they bid cry With trumpet's regal sound the great result. (milton)

Synonym: effect, consequence, conclusion, inference, issue, event. See Effect.

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