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outcome Line breaks: out|come
Pronunciation: /ˈaʊtkʌm/

Definition of outcome in English:


The way a thing turns out; a consequence: it is the outcome of the vote that counts
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  • The cleverness of the report lies in showing how the same trends might result in different outcomes.
  • As a consequence many strokes and the attendant outcomes could have been prevented.
  • We still don't know what the outcome will be, but if it is successful the payoff will be huge.
result, end result, consequence, net result, upshot, effect, after-effect, aftermath, conclusion, sequel, follow-up, issue, product, end product, end, development, offshoot, outgrowth, wake, denouement;
Medicine  sequelae
informal pay-off
archaic success
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