since 1997, the world's premier FREE website for learners + teachers of English
Get Word of the Day FREE

net result

This page is about the collocation net result

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

the final or overall effect or result of something

For example

  • The net result of burning fossil fuels has been an increase in global temperatures.

  • Nobody knows what the net result of the government's new policy will be yet.

Note:
A similar collocation is "net effect"

Quick Quiz

The net result of a healthy diet is

a. eating healthy food

b. eating unhealthy food

c. better long-term health

Contributor: Matt Errey