noun out·come \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



Next Word in the Dictionary: outcomerPrevious Word in the Dictionary: out–collegeAll Words Near: outcome
April 26, 2015
rococo Hear it
excessively ornate or intricate
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears