Quick answer
"Consequence" is a noun which is often translated as "la consecuencia", and "result" is a noun which is often translated as "el resultado". Learn more about the difference between "consequence" and "result" below.
consequence(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (result)
a. la consecuencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Many lives were lost as a consequence of the earthquake.Muchas vidas se perdieron como consecuencia del terremoto.
b. el resultado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Mold is a consequence of long-term dampness.El moho es un resultado de la humedad a largo plazo.
2. (importance)
a. la importancia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Ben is depressed and feels like nothing in his life is of consequence.Ben está deprimido y siente como si nada en su vida tuviera importancia.
b. la trascendencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He has yet to say anything of consequence during his campaign.Todavía no ha dicho nada de trascendencia durante su campaña.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Don't pay any attention to Irene. She's of no consequence.No le hagas caso a Irene. Es insignificante.
Persia was no longer a player of any consequence on the world scene.Persia había dejado de ser un actor que valiera la pena tener en cuenta en la escena mundial.
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result(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (outcome)
a. el resultado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You will get better results if you prepare the surface properly before painting.Obtendrá mejores resultados si prepara bien la superficie antes de pintarla.
2. (outcome of a game or election)
a. el resultado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I stayed up to watch the election results.Me quedé despierto para ver los resultados de las elecciones.
3. (mathematics)
a. el resultado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
What result did you get for that equation?¿Qué resultado obtuviste para esa ecuación?
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to ensue; often used with "from")
a. resultar
Many problems resulted from the lack of organization and coordination.Fueron muchos los problemas que resultaron de la falta de organización y coordinación.
b. ser el resultado
It's difficult to predict what can result from these measures and decisions.Es difícil predecir cuál puede ser el resultado de estas medidas y decisiones.
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