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English noun: outcome

1. outcome (event) something that results


SamplesHe listened for the results on the radio.


Synonymsfinal result, result, resultant, termination


Broader (hypernym)conclusion, ending, finish


Narrower (hyponym)aftermath, consequence, deal, decision, decision, denouement, just deserts, poetic justice, separation, sequel, subsequence, worst

2. outcome (phenomenon) a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon


SamplesThe magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise.
His decision had depressing consequences for business.
He acted very wise after the event.


Synonymsconsequence, effect, event, issue, result, upshot


Broader (hypernym)phenomenon


Narrower (hyponym)aftereffect, aftermath, backwash, bandwagon effect, branch, brisance, butterfly effect, by-product, byproduct, change, coattails effect, Coriolis effect, dent, domino effect, fallout, harvest, impact, influence, knock-on effect, materialisation, materialization, offset, offshoot, offspring, outgrowth, placebo effect, position effect, product, repercussion, response, reverberation, side effect, spillover, wake, wallop









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