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Meaning of OUTCOME

Pronunciation:  'awt`kum

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  something that results; "he listened for the results on the radio"
  2. [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"

OUTCOME is a 7 letter word that starts with O.


 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



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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.

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