Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.
The thesaurus of synonyms and related words is fully integrated into the dictionary entries. Click on the T button in an entry to review the synonyms and related words for that meaning.more
He said the incident was the result of a misunderstanding.
There is a shortage of cheap housing, with the result that many people are leaving the city.
Colby died as the result of a heart attack.
York Road will be closed and delays are likely as a result.
The cuts are a direct result of a lack of state funding.
Video is cheaper, though the end results are less polished.
Our results show that an effective vaccine is feasible.
The results of the survey will be published shortly.
This is the British English definition of result. View American English definition of result.