1375-1425;late Middle Englishresulten (v.) < Anglo-Latinresultāre to arise as a consequence, Latin: to spring back, rebound, equivalent to re-re- + -sultāre, combining form of saltāre to dance (frequentative of salīre to leap, spring)
1. flow, come, issue. See follow. 2. resolve, eventuate. 3. conclusion, issue, end, product, fruit. See effect.