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Synonyms

result

noun

something that is caused directly by something else that has happened previously

outcome

noun

the final result of a process, meeting, activity etc

influence

noun

the effect that a person or thing has on someone’s decisions, opinions, or behaviour or on the way something happens

consequence

noun

a result or effect of something

effect

noun

a change that is produced in one person or thing by another

impact

noun

an effect, or an influence

side effect

noun

any additional result that you did not expect or want

the aftermath

noun

the effects and results of something bad or important

end result

noun

the result of an activity or process

the upshot (of something)

the result of a process or an event

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a function of something

the result of a change in something

backwash

noun

things that happen as a result of something that happened earlier

by-product

noun

something that is not intended or has not been planned but happens as a result of another situation or something that you do

carry-over

noun

something that happens now that is the result of a situation that existed in the past

counterbalance

noun

something that has an effect that is equal and opposite to something else

counterpoise

noun

something whose effect is equal and opposite to that of another thing and so prevents it from having too much influence

counterweight

noun

a counterbalance

culmination

noun

the final result of a process or situation

deliverable

noun

something that can be achieved or delivered as the result of a plan or process

dialectic

noun

formal the way in which two different forces or ideas exist together or affect each other

extension

noun

something that develops from a particular custom, activity, idea etc

first fruits

noun

the first successful results of an activity

foregone conclusion

noun

a result that you can be certain about before it happens

the fruit/fruits of something

the good results that you get from something such as hard work

fruition

noun

formal the result that you wanted to achieve from a plan or idea

harvest

noun

formal the result of something that was done in the past

implication

noun

a possible effect or result

imprint

noun

a strong permanent influence on someone or something

offspring

noun

something that has developed as a result of something else

outcome

noun

the possible or likely result of something

outgrowth

noun

something that develops from something else

payback

noun

a result of doing something

product

noun

a situation that is a result of particular actions, influences, or events

ramification

noun

formal a complicated or unexpected way in which a decision, process, or event affects other things

result

noun

the final score, or the name of the winner of a sports event or election

reverberation

noun

formal an effect that spreads over a wide area or lasts for a long time

ripple effect

noun

a situation in which one thing causes a series of other things to happen

sequel

noun

something that happens as a result of a previous event

spillover

noun

an effect that spreads more than people expected or intended

spin-off

noun

something good that happens unexpectedly as a result of something else

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a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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