1. consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshot, phenomenon

usage: a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon; "the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing consequences for business"; "he acted very wise after the event"

2. solution, answer, result, resolution, solvent, statement

usage: a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem; "they were trying to find a peaceful solution"; "the answers were in the back of the book"; "he computed the result to four decimal places"

3. result, resultant, final result, outcome, termination, ending, conclusion, finish

usage: something that results; "he listened for the results on the radio"

4. resultant role, result, semantic role, participant role

usage: the semantic role of the noun phrase whose referent exists only by virtue of the activity denoted by the verb in the clause


1. result, ensue, prove, turn out, turn up

usage: issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end; "result in tragedy"

2. leave, result, lead, produce, bring about, give rise

usage: have as a result or residue; "The water left a mark on the silk dress"; "Her blood left a stain on the napkin"

3. result, happen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take place

usage: come about or follow as a consequence; "nothing will result from this meeting"

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