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Definition 1: a vector that is the sum of two or more other vectors - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for resultant in the sense of this definition

(resultant is a kind of ...) a variable quantity that can be resolved into components

Definition 2: something that results - [noun denoting event]

Samples where resultant or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he listened for the results on the radio

Synonyms for resultant in the sense of this definition

(resultant is a kind of ...) event whose occurrence ends something

"his death marked the ending of an era" "when these final episodes are broadcast it will be the finish of the show"

(... is a kind of resultant ) the outcome of a complex sequence of events

(... is a kind of resultant ) the type of treatment received (especially as the result of an agreement)

"he got a good deal on his car"

(... is a kind of resultant ) the outcome of a game or contest

"the team dropped three decisions in a row"

(... is a kind of resultant ) (boxing) a victory won on points when no knockout has occurred

"had little trouble in taking a unanimous decision over his opponent"

(... is a kind of resultant ) the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual

(... is a kind of resultant ) the termination of employment (by resignation or dismissal)

(... is a kind of resultant ) something that follows something else

(... is a kind of resultant ) the least favorable outcome

"the worst that could happen"

Definition 3: the final point in a process - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for resultant in the sense of this definition

(resultant is a kind of ...) a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process

"a remarkable degree of frankness" "at what stage are the social sciences?"

Definition 4: occurring with or following as a consequence - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where resultant or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an excessive growth of bureaucracy, with attendant problems
  • snags incidental to the changeover in management
  • attendant circumstances
  • the period of tension and consequent need for military preparedness
  • the ensuant response to his appeal
  • the resultant savings were considerable
  • collateral target damage from a bombing run

Synonyms for resultant in the sense of this definition

(resultant is similar to ...) following in time or order

"subsequent developments"

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