2. To come out, or have an issue; to terminate; to have consequences; followed by in; as, this measure
will result in good or in evil.
3. To proceed, spring, or rise, as a consequence, from facts, arguments, premises, combination of circumstances,
consultation, thought, or endeavor.
Pleasure and peace do naturally result from a holy and good life.Tillotson. Resulting trust (Law), a trust raised by implication for the benefit of a party granting an estate. The
phrase is also applied to a trust raised by implication for the benefit of a party who advances the purchase
money of an estate, etc. Bouvier. Resulting use (Law), a use which, being limited by the deed,
expires or can not vest, and thence returns to him who raised it. Bouvier.
Syn. To proceed; spring; rise; arise; ensue; terminate.
1. A flying back; resilience. [Obs.]
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,Milton.
We should compel them to a quick result.
3. The decision or determination of a council or deliberative assembly; a resolve; a decree.
Then of their session ended they bid cryMilton.
With trumpet's regal sound the great result.
Syn. Effect; consequence; conclusion; inference; issue; event. See Effect.
(Re*sult"ance) n. The act of resulting; that which results; a result. Donne.
Resultant force or motion (Mech.), a force which is the result of two or more forces acting conjointly,
or a motion which is the result of two or more motions combined. See Composition of forces, under
(Re*sult"ant) a. [L. resultans, p. pr. : cf. F. résultant.] Resulting or issuing from a combination; existing
or following as a result or consequence.
(Re*sult"ant), n. That which results. Specifically: (a) (Mech.) A reultant force or motion. (b)
(Math.) An eliminant.
The resultant of homogeneous general functions of n variables is that function of their coefficients which,
equaled to zero, expresses in the simplest terms the condition of the possibility of their existence.Sylvester.
(Re*sult"ate) n. [L. resultatus, p. p. ] A result. [Obs.] "The resultate of their counsil." BAcon.
(Re*sult"ful) a. HAving results or effects.
(Re*sult"ive) a. Resultant. [Obs.] Fuller.
(Re*sult"less), a. Being without result; as, resultless investigations.
(Re*sum"a*ble) a. Capable of, or admitting of, being resumed. Sir M. HAle.