result

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. consequence, conclusion, outcome, upshot, fruit, effect, product. See judgment.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. consequence, issue, event, effect, outcome, end, finish, termination, consummation, completion, conclusion, aftereffect, aftermath, upshot, sequel, sequence, fruit, fruition, eventuality, proceeds, emanation, outgrowth, outcropping, ensual, returns, backwash, backlash, repercussion, fallout, settlement, determination, decision, arrangement, denouement, payoff*; see also end 2 .
Ant. origin*, source, root.
Syn.- result stresses that which is finally brought about by the effects or consequences of an action, process, etc.; effect is applied to that which is directly produced by an action, process, or agent and is the exact correlative of cause ; 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 ; issue suggests a result in which there is emergence from difficulties or conflict; outcome refers to the result of something that was in doubt v.
Syn. issue, grow from, spring from, rise from, proceed from, emanate from, germinate from, flow from, accrue from, arise from, derive from, come from, originate in, become of, spring, emerge, rise, ensue, emanate, effect, produce, fruit, follow, succeed, happen, occur, come about, come of, pan out, fall out, work out, appear, end, finish, terminate, conclude.
See Synonym Study at follow .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
I
n.
outcome, effect, consequence, upshot, product, byproduct, end, aftereffect, fruit, outgrowth, fallout, denouement.
II
v.
issue, arise, happen, develop, ensue, eventuate, stem, occur, come about.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb To occur as a consequence: attend, ensue, follow. See CAUSE, PRECEDE. II noun 1. Something brought about by a cause: aftermath, consequence, corollary, effect, end product, event, fruit, harvest, issue, outcome, precipitate, ramification, resultant, sequel, sequence, sequent, upshot. See CAUSE. 2. Mathematics. Something worked out to explain, resolve, or provide a method for dealing with and settling a problem: answer, determination, solution. See ASK.

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