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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Latin
Origin: resultare 'to jump back, result', from saltare 'to jump'

result

2 verb
     
result2 W3 [intransitive]
if something results from something else, it is caused by it
result from
We are still dealing with problems resulting from errors made in the past.
How would you cope with unemployment and the resulting loss of income?

result in something

phrasal verb
to make something happen [= cause]:
an accident that resulted in the death of two passengers

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