- The final or eventual outcome or conclusion of a discussion, action, or series of events: the upshot of the meeting was that he was on the next plane to New YorkMore example sentences
result, consequence, outcome, out-turn, sequel, effect, reaction, repercussion, reverberations, ramification, end, end result, conclusion, termination, culmination, denouement, corollary, concomitant, aftermath, fruit(s), product, produce, by-product; Medicine sequelae• informal pay-off• dated issue• archaic success
- The upshot of this discussion for the questions with which we started can be put somewhat simply.
- The upshot is very little productive investment is made as all the money goes ultimately to fund state borrowing.
- The upshot of the result is that Stars retain their ten-point lead at the top of the table.