Meaning of “result” - Learner’s Dictionary

result

noun us uk /rɪˈzʌlt/
This book is the result of meticulous research.Evolution occurs as a result of adaptation to new environments.The show was a result of collaboration between several museums.We will soon be able to measure the results of these policy changes.His success is the result of years of hard work.
HAPPEN [ C, U ]

B1 something that happens or exists because something else has happened:

Unemployment has risen as a / direct result of new economic policies.
Most accidents are the result of human error.
COMPETITION [ C ]

B1 the score or number of votes at the end of a competition or election:

The election results will be known by Sunday.
What was the result of this afternoon's match?
INFORMATION [ C ]

B1 information that you get from something such as an exam, a scientific experiment, or a medical test:

She's waiting for the results of a blood test.
the results of a survey

(Definition of “result noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)