result verb PHRASAL VERBS result in sth

ADV. inevitably This move will inevitably result in the loss of a lot of jobs. | not automatically, not necessarily | easily Complacency could easily result in tragedy. | quickly | eventually

VERB + RESULT can/could, may/might, should, will/would | be expected to, be liable to, be likely/unlikely to Such measures are likely to result in decreased motivation of the workforce.