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upshot

up·shot

upshot

 
 
pronunciation:
uhp shat
part of speech: noun
definition: the most important issue, result, or conclusion.
I know all that, but what was the upshot of the discussion?
synonyms:
consequence, outcome, result
similar words:
aftermath, conclusion, core, crux, denouement, effect, end, issue, nitty-gritty, outgrowth, payoff, pith, substance