Definition for outcome

noun as in consequence, effect

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Example Sentences

All of these outcomes — in which Republicans hold power despite winning fewer votes — are baked into the American system.

From Vox

The coronavirus pandemic, which has claimed over 189,000 lives across the country, including more than 4,900 in Louisiana, offers a rare opportunity to study the public health outcomes of both short- and long-term air pollution exposure.

The mean outcome of our House simulations has Democrats winning 235 seats, while Republicans win 200 seats — essentially unchanged from the 2018 outcome.

From Ozy

We then run simulations on our predictions to derive the range of possible outcomes.

From Ozy

Unlike paid media, earned media lacks the tools to form trustworthy predictions about the outcomes, which can make potential SEO customers indecisive.

Cassandra, whose hair has already begun to fall out from her court-mandated chemotherapy, could face a similar outcome.

The possibility that the same outcome could happen another way -- namely a guy asks me out -- keeps me from taking action.

In Rome, he writes, the chicken “predicted the outcome of battles.”

We stand by our filmmakers and their right to free expression and are extremely disappointed by this outcome.

The outcome of the rum feud is critical for both Bacardi and Pernod Ricard, because the winner could net billions in future sales.

The poverty of earlier days was the outcome of the insufficiency of human labor to meet the primal needs of human kind.

The vision itself is an outcome of that divine discontent which raises man above his environment.

This, thought I, is a dismal-looking outcome—two men and a dead horse left high and dry on the sun-flooded prairie.

The outcome of the wrangle was a purely personal accommodation of an essentially momentary character.

They had awaited the outcome of the Sands-Chester transaction rather from curiosity than any doubt as to the result.


On this page you'll find 64 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to outcome, such as: conclusion, event, fallout, issue, reaction, and result.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.