The result will force Romney to settle for a crushing win on his native turf, rather than a clean sweep.
Regardless of the result, Papandreou seems destined for indefinite—and perhaps permanent—political exile.
The other, to his immediate left, is calling for a touchback, the result of an interception.
The result was hubris, a belief that Israel could do whatever it wanted, and still win the political debate in the United States.
Is he sorry for how many suffered and died as a result of his actions?
Her words were the result of an impetuous defense of the absent man.
As a result the grain in the Egyptian markets had greatly increased in value.
In part this antagonism of classes is merely the result of difference in manners.
This is a record and result that no careful student of our history will, I take it, deny.
I have given him a thrashing and now I feel jolly, and as to the result, let come what will.'
early 15c., "occur as a result, arise as a consequence," from Medieval Latin resultare "to result," in classical Latin "to spring forward, rebound," frequentative of past participle of resilire "to rebound" (see resilience). Related: Resulted; resulting.
1620s, "action of springing back;" 1640s, "outcome, effect," from result (v.). Related: Results. Mathematical sense from 1771.