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1    something that ensues from an action, policy, course of events, etc.; outcome; consequence  
2    a number, quantity, or value obtained by solving a mathematical problem  
3      (U.S.)   a decision of a legislative body  
4    often pl   the final score or outcome of a sporting contest  
5    a favourable result, esp. a victory or success  
      vb   intr  
6    often foll by: from   to be the outcome or consequence (of)  
7    foll by: in   to issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end  
to result in tragedy     
8      (Property law)   (of an undisposed or partially disposed of interest in land) to revert to a former owner when the prior interests come to an end  
     (C15: from Latin resultare to rebound, spring from, from re- + saltare to leap)  
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1    conclusion, consequence, decision, development, effect, end, end result, event, fruit, issue, outcome, product, reaction, sequel, termination, upshot  
2    appear, arise, derive, develop, emanate, ensue, eventuate, flow, follow, happen, issue, spring, stem, turn out  
3      (with)       in   culminate, end, finish, pan out     (informal)   terminate, wind up  
,       n   beginning, cause, germ, origin, outset, root, source  

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Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
result of a legal proceeding (American); considered conclusion after thoughtful analysis
Judgement is a stronger word than opinion.
Something that seems bad at first, like a fail or a misfortune, but later unexpectedly results in something good and beneficial
As for me I could say that was a double unbelievable blessing in disguise; firstly, the plane I missed crashed into the sea a few hours later and secondly, I met my future wife on the next flight!
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