Definition of result verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

result

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//rɪˈzʌlt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈzʌlt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they result
BrE BrE//rɪˈzʌlt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈzʌlt//
 
he / she / it results
BrE BrE//rɪˈzʌlts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈzʌlts//
 
past simple resulted
BrE BrE//rɪˈzʌltɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈzʌltɪd//
 
past participle resulted
BrE BrE//rɪˈzʌltɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈzʌltɪd//
 
-ing form resulting
BrE BrE//rɪˈzʌltɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈzʌltɪŋ//
 
 
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 [intransitive] result (from something) to happen because of something else that happened first job losses resulting from changes in production When water levels rise, flooding results. It was a large explosion and the resulting damage was extensive. Word Origin late Middle English (as a verb): from medieval Latin resultare ‘to result’, earlier in the sense ‘spring back’, from re- (expressing intensive force) + saltare (frequentative of salire ‘to jump’). The noun dates from the early 17th cent.Extra examples Complacency could easily result in tragedy. Such measures are likely to result in decreased motivation of the workforce. The charges could have potentially resulted in a death sentence. This move will inevitably result in the loss of a lot of jobs. the approach that is most certain to result in failure Phrasal Verbsresult in something
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