the upshot

noun

: the final result or outcome of a process, discussion, etc.
The upshot is that we'll see him Thursday.
often + of
The upshot of the decision is that the park will be closed.

Examples of the upshot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That’s the upshot of the Journal article that inspired his lament. Noah Rothman, National Review, 23 Jan. 2024 That’s the upshot of new research from prominent AI startup Anthropic. Jeremy Kahn, Fortune, 16 Jan. 2024 The scene Safer and friends encountered at the Nova festival memorial may have been different from that at the base and the kibbutz survivor hotel, but the upshot was the same. Deborah Fineblum, Sun Sentinel, 3 Jan. 2024 What will the upshot of the Newnew Polar Bear incidents be? Eric Tegler, Forbes, 28 Nov. 2023 Writers think the upshot of the studios’ demand is that they will be pushed to do more with less by executives beholden to shareholders rather than the creative process. Erica Werner, Anchorage Daily News, 4 Sep. 2023 Yet even as Daisy Ridley acts with a wary urgency, the upshot is that Helena, raised not by wolves but by a kind of human wolf, is supposed to be a huntress to her bones. Owen Gleiberman, Variety, 2 Nov. 2023 But the upshot of the rule change is a system for California’s Republican primary that will favor Trump, discourage other GOP candidates from campaigning here and make the state less competitive in the nominating contest. Laurel Rosenhall, Los Angeles Times, 3 Aug. 2023 That’s the upshot of simulations using a new Bloomberg Economics model, according to an analysis published Wednesday by David Wilcox, Bloomberg’s director of US economic research. Matthew Boesler, Fortune, 21 June 2023 See More

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“The upshot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20upshot. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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