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I UK [rɪˈzʌlt] / US noun
Word forms "result":
singular result plural results
1) [countable/uncountable] something that is caused directly by something else that has happened previously
result of:

He said the incident was the result of a misunderstanding.

with the result that:

There is a shortage of cheap housing, with the result that many people are leaving the city.

as a result (of something) (= because of something):

Colby died as the result of a heart attack.

York Road will be closed and delays are likely as a result.

a direct result (of something):

The cuts are a direct result of a lack of state funding.

the end/final result (of something):

Video is cheaper, though the end results are less polished.

2) [countable] the final score, or the name of the winner of a sports event or election

Have you heard the racing results?

The election result was a disaster for the party.

result of:

the surprise result of the Australian Grand Prix

3) [countable, often plural] a piece of information that is obtained by examining, studying, or calculating something

Our results show that an effective vaccine is feasible.

result of:

The results of the survey will be published shortly.

Verbs frequently used with result as the object ▪  analyse, announce, collate, interpret, publish, release, report, summarize
4) [countable, usually plural] British the mark that a student receives in an examination or series of examinations. The American word is grade

You should get your exam results next week.

5) results
[plural] success that is achieved by your actions or efforts

We need to see some results before we commit ourselves further.

get results:

He breaks rules, but he gets results.

6) results
[plural] business a financial document showing a company's performance during a particular period of time

The CEO resigned last week after a disappointing set of annual results.

7) [singular] British informal a success or a win, especially in a sports event
get a result:

The Scots are hoping to get a result against England.

II UK [rɪˈzʌlt] / US verb [intransitive]
Word forms "result":
present tense I/you/we/they result he/she/it results present participle resulting past tense resulted past participle resulted
to be caused directly by something that has happened previously

Check that the bolts are secured, or an accident could result.

result from:

The arrests resulted from an anonymous telephone call.

Phrasal verbs:

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