outcome

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noun out·come \ˈau̇t-ˌkəm\

Definition of outcome

  1. :  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

  1. the outcome of the election

  2. We are still awaiting the final outcome of the trial.

  3. There are two possible outcomes.

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First Known Use of outcome

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OUTCOME Defined for English Language Learners

outcome

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noun out·come \ˈau̇t-ˌkəm\

Definition of outcome for English Language Learners

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


OUTCOME Defined for Kids

outcome

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noun out·come \ˈau̇t-ˌkəm\

Definition of outcome for Students

  1. :  2result 1



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