Re·sult v. i. [imp. & p. p. Resulted; p. pr. & vb. n. Resulting.]
1. To leap back; to rebound. [Obs.]
The huge round stone, resulting with a bound. --Pope.
2. To come out, or have an issue; to terminate; to have consequences; -- followed by in; as, this measure will result in good or in evil.
3. To proceed, spring, or rise, as a consequence, from facts, arguments, premises, combination of circumstances, consultation, thought, or endeavor.
Pleasure and peace do naturally result from a holy and good life. --Tillotson.
Resulting trust Law, a trust raised by implication for the benefit of a party granting an estate. The phrase is also applied to a trust raised by implication for the benefit of a party who advances the purchase money of an estate, etc. --Bouvier.
Resulting use Law, a use which, being limited by the deed, expires or can not vest, and thence returns to him who raised it. --Bouvier.
Syn: -- To proceed; spring; rise; arise; ensue; terminate.
adj : following as an effect or result; "the period of tension and
consequent need for military preparedness"; "the
ensuant response to his appeal"; "the resultant savings
were considerable"; "the health of the plants and the
resulting flowers" [syn: consequent, ensuant, resultant,