Definitions for: Outcome


[n] something that results; "he listened for the results on the radio"
[n] a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon; "the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing consequences for business"; "he acted very wise after the event"



Webster (1913) Definition: Out"come, n.
That which comes out of, or follows from, something else;
issue; result; consequence; upshot. ``The logical outcome.''
--H. Spenser.

All true literature, all genuine poetry, is the direct
outcome, the condensed essence, of actual life and
thougth. --J. C.
Shairp.

Synonyms: consequence, effect, event, final result, issue, result, result, resultant, termination, upshot

See Also: aftereffect, aftermath, aftermath, backwash, branch, brisance, butterfly effect, byproduct, by-product, change, coattails, coattails effect, conclusion, consequence, Coriolis effect, deal, decision, denouement, dent, ending, finish, harvest, impact, influence, just deserts, knock-on effect, materialisation, materialization, offset, offshoot, offspring, outgrowth, phenomenon, placebo effect, poetic justice, position effect, product, repercussion, response, reverberation, separation, sequel, side effect, spillover, subsequence, wake, worst

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