To leap back; rebound; leap again.To proceed, spring, or rise as a consequence from facts, arguments, premises, combination of circumstances, etc.; be the outcome; be the final term in a connected series of events, operations, etc.To have an issue; terminate: followed by in.To decree; determine, as an ecclesiastical council.n. The act of leaping, springing, or flying back; resilience.n. Consequence; conclusion: outcome; issue; effect: that which proceeds naturally or logically from facts, premises, or the state of things: as, the result of reasoning; the result of reflection; the result of a consultation; the result of a certain procedure or effect.n. The final decision or determination of a council or deliberative assembly; resolution: as, the result of an ecclesiastical council.n. In mathematics, a quantity, value, or expression ascertained by calculation.n. Synonyms Consequence, etc. (see effect), event, termination, end, upshot, consummation, see resultant.