Re*sult" (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Resulted; p. pr. & vb. n. Resulting.] [F. r'esulter, fr. L. resultare, resultarum, to spring or leap back, v. intens. fr. resilire. See Resile.]
To leap back; to rebound.
The huge round stone, resulting with a bound.
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.
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.
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.
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Re*sult" (?), n.
A flying back; resilience.
Sound is produced between the string and the air by the return or the result of the string.
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,
We should compel them to a quick result.
The decision or determination of a council or deliberative assembly; a resolve; a decree.
Then of their session ended they bid cry
With trumpet's regal sound the great result.
Syn. -- Effect; consequence; conclusion; inference; issue; event. See Effect.
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