Definition of outcome
- a surprising outcome
- patient outcomes of bypass surgery
- We are still awaiting the final outcome of the trial.
the outcome of the election
We are still awaiting the final outcome of the trial.
There are two possible outcomes.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'outcome.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
matter of course;
: something that happens as a result of an activity or process
What made you want to look up outcome? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).