result-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: be or produce a particular outcome

Commentary: sometimes as a consequence to action, condition, or event

Overgrazing results in soil erosion.
Every attempt to legislate morals resulted in disaster.
This kind of error results from inattention.
The other fire resulted when welding sparks and slag ignited.
Revenge and hate is what resulted in the death of 167 people.

PropBank: result.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2