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outcome

out·come

outcome

 
 
pronunciation:
aUt kuhm
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition: a result of something; consequence.
This military operation had several unpredicted outcomes.They were disappointed at the outcome of the trial.They hope to improve student outcomes with new methods of teaching.Are you pleased with the outcome of your decision?
 
synonyms:
consequence, end, result
antonyms:
source
similar words:
aftermath, conclusion, effect, fruit, future, issue, outgrowth, product, sequel, spawn, upshot
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