Definition of outcome
: something that follows as a result or consequence a surprising outcome patient outcomes of bypass surgery We are still awaiting the final outcome of the trial.
Examples of outcome in a Sentence
the outcome of the election
We are still awaiting the final outcome of the trial.
There are two possible outcomes.
Recent Examples of outcome from the Web
But the evidence on Medicaid and health outcomes is decidedly mixed.
But whatever the outcome, the dispute over Trump's tweets reflects how free speech fights are changing in the digital age.
John Sleezer The Kansas City Star The foul poles played a factor in Friday’s outcome.
Heyman's lawyer, Shane C. Sidebottom, said Heyman was pleased with the outcome and ready to move on with her life.
HBO SHARE 1 of 10 Benioff and Weiss claim to have seen no other possible outcome for a character stranded in a marriage to a psychopath, in a skewed version of feudal society.
These provide the raw material for estimating economic impacts, along with a range of possible outcomes.
Continuation of the turbodiesel 3.0-liter V-6 almost certainly will depend entirely on the outcome of the current legal proceedings regarding possible cheater software in the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Ram models.
But Ingraham and Forbes were acquitted of the robbery charge in 2015, so prosecutors cannot disclose the charge or the outcome of the trial to the jury deciding the murder case.
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Definition of outcome for English Language Learners
: something that happens as a result of an activity or process
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