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outcome Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun something that results
    final result; termination; result; resultant.
    • he listened for the results on the radio
  2. noun a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
    effect; result; consequence; upshot; issue; event.
    • the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise
    • his decision had depressing consequences for business
    • he acted very wise after the event
WordNet

Out"come noun
Definitions
  1. That which comes out of, or follows from, something else; issue; result; consequence; upshot. "The logical outcome." H. Spenser.
    All true literature, all genuine poetry, is the direct outcome, the condensed essence, of actual life and thougth. J. C. Shairp.

Webster 1913


"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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