• To proceed, spring up or rise, as a consequence, from facts, arguments, premises, combination of circumstances, consultation, thought or endeavor.
  • To have as a consequence; to lead to; to bring about
  • To return to the proprietor (or heirs) after a reversion.
  • To leap back; to rebound.


  • That which results; the conclusion or end to which any course or condition of things leads, or which is obtained by any process or operation; consequence or effect.
  • The final product, beneficial or tangible effect(s) achieved by effort.
  • The decision or determination of a council or deliberative assembly; a resolve; a decree.
  • A flying back; resilience.
  • The final score in a game.
  • A positive or favourable outcome for someone.


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  • Recorded since 1432 as Middle English resulten, from Medieval Latin resulto, in Classical Latin "to spring forward, rebound", the frequentative of the past participle of resilio, from re- + salio.

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