outcome


out·come

noun \ˈat-ˌkəm\

: something that happens as a result of an activity or process

Full Definition of OUTCOME

:  something that follows as a result or consequence <a surprising outcome> <patient outcomes of bypass surgery>

Examples of OUTCOME

  1. the outcome of the election
  2. We are still awaiting the final outcome of the trial.
  3. There are two possible outcomes.

First Known Use of OUTCOME

1788

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