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Definition of "outcome" []

  • An end result; a consequence. See Synonyms at effect. (noun)
  • Something that follows from an action, dispute, situation, etc; result; consequence (noun)

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Use "outcome" in a sentence
  • "I hesitate to classify this under the Florida GOP Police Blotter given the outcome of the situation, but there's no doubt it would be there but for said outcome*, so here we go."
  • "And he realized that he had contributed to the successful outcome or issue of the experiments (_outcome?"
  • "NOGUCHI: Sharga says he thinks the main outcome is that the delays will simply prolong an already protracted housing crisis."