desired result

See: end, intent, purpose
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The more he drank cocktails, the more he was compelled to drink in order to get the desired result, the inhibitions that eased him down from the concert pitch of his operations.
This is repeated again and again, until the desired result is obtained.
Rolling the hair on leads or papers was a favorite method of attaining the desired result, and though it often entailed a sleepless night, there were those who gladly paid the price.
Noirtier possessed this peculiarity, he never projected any Utopian schemes which could never be realized, but strove for possibilities, and he applied to the realization of these possibilities the terrible theories of The Mountain, -- theories that never shrank from any means that were deemed necessary to bring about the desired result.
About two months ago, I had noticed that she had a desire to make me her friend, her confidant--that she was making trial of me for the purpose; but, for some reason or another, the desired result had never come about, and we had fallen into the present strange relations, which had led me to address her as I had done.
Put this and that together, my tender pupil,' returned the wary Mowcher, touching her nose, 'work it by the rule of Secrets in all trades, and the product will give you the desired result.
With deference to the better opinion of Mr Brass, and more particularly to the authority of his Great Ancestor, it may be doubted, with humility, whether the elevating principle laid down by the latter gentleman, and acted upon by his descendant, is always a prudent one, or attended in practice with the desired results.
Failing those desired results, it was to remain in my possession.
He also said it was not "economically feasible" for Iran to purify further low enriched uranium (LEU) itself to yield the 150-300 kg of material that it needs for the reactor, but it would do so if the Vienna talks "do not bring about Iran's desired result.
In this example, "Healthy Animal Populations" is a desired result, of which "Animal Neglect Prevented," "Animal Cruelty Prevented," and "Unwanted Animal Population Reduced" are attributes.
If we look at things from the standpoint of the ultimate desired result, our work often seems daunting.
With such a goal, investigators can almost guarantee a desired result by enrolling the right number of patients with the right set of clinical characteristics.