result, n. 1. effect, consequence, outcome, denouement, issue, conclusion, end, upshot, event, sequel; aftermath, outgrowth, afterclap, turnout, aftereffect, fallout, backwash, wake; spin-off, side effect, by-product, offshoot; product, harvest, crop, fruit, yield; development, repercussion, reaction, feedback.
2. decision, resolution, resolve, determination; finding, answer, solution, deduction, inference; opinion, judgment, verdict, sentence, Law. adjudication, decree.
-v. 3. eventuate, follow, ensue, supervene; proceed, emanate, issue, arise, redound, spring, flow, come, come forth, emerge; evolve, come about, come to pass, befall, Archaic, bechance, betide, happen, turn out, occur.
4. resolve, end, conclude, terminate, finish, culminate. resume, v. 1. take up, go on with, continue, proceed, advance; pick up, pick up where one left off; begin again, recommence, start again, restart, start afresh, start anew, begin at the beginning, renew.
2. take, occupy again; assume again, take back. resume, n. 1. summary, epitome, synopsis, abstract, compendium, compilation, digest, conspectus; condensation, abridgment, reduction, compression, abbreviation; analysis, recapitulation; brief, precis; outline, Fr. apercu, sketch, review, syllabus, prospectus, Latin, multum in parvo docket, bulletin, Chiefly Brit, minute; extracts, fragments, cuttings, analects, clippings, citations.
2. curriculum vitae, vita; biography, SI. bio; work history, work experience. resurrection, n. rising from the dead, reappearance, reincarnation, metempsychosis; revival, revivification, resuscitation, reanimation; rebirth, regeneration, palingenesis; renovation, restoration, renewal, rejuvenescence. resuscitate, v. revive, revivify, quicken, restore to life, bring back from death's door, bring back to life, bring to, bring, round; give mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, breathe new life into, restore, reanimate, reinvig-orate, refresh; raise from the dead, resurrect. retain, v. 1. keep possession of, hold, keep, secure, reserve, preserve, save, maintain; keep on, hold onto, SI. hang onto, hold in abeyance, put on the back burner; cling to, stick to, hug, hold fast or tight, grasp, clench, clasp, gripe, clutch, grip; detain, keep in custody, keep captive, keep back, hold back, restrain, inhibit, keep from, restrict.
2. continue to use, put to use, put in practice, make use of, practice, keep up on or with.
3. keep in mind, remember, recall, recollect, bethink; be aware of, not forget, bear in mind, have in mind, have at one's fingertips; memorize, fix in the mind, impress upon the memory, have by heart, know by rote.
4. engage, hire, employ.
retainer1, n. servant, slave, domestic servant, attendant, servitor; employee, hired help, hired hand, worker, staffer, hireling, menial, clerk, Inf. gofer, errand boy, messenger boy, messenger, herald, pursuivant; dependent, subordinate, subject, vassal, liegeman, Archaic, yeoman; lackey, Disparaging, flunky, male servant, valet, butler, gentleman, manservant, Archaic, varlet; footman, Fr. valet de pied, groom, equerry, livery; footboy, boy, page, bellboy, bellhop, Brit, boots, Brit, buttons; female servant, maidservant, handmaid, handmaiden, maid, housemaid, cleaning lady or woman, scullery maid. retainer2, n. retaining fee, preliminary fee, partial payment, down payment, initial payment, first installment; advance, payment up front, deposit. retaliate, v. 1. return like for like, give tit for tat, give a blow for a blow, give a Roland for an