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1. outcome

noun. ['ˈaʊtˌkəm'] something that results.

Synonyms

  • finish
  • aftermath
  • subsequence
  • result
  • consequence
  • ending
  • separation
  • poetic justice
  • deal
  • denouement
  • conclusion
  • sequel
  • just deserts
  • resultant
  • worst
  • termination
  • decision

Antonyms

  • disappearance
  • converge
  • tributary
  • distributary

Etymology

  • come (English)
  • comen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • out (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Outcome

  • branscome
  • income
  • overcome
  • wellcome

Example sentences of the word outcome


1. Noun, singular or mass
There is only one outcome you’re interested in, no matter which number you choose.

Quotes containing the word outcome


1. Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome.
- Arthur Ashe

2. If we can just let go and trust that things will work out they way they're supposed to, without trying to control the outcome, then we can begin to enjoy the moment more fully. The joy of the freedom it brings becomes more pleasurable than the experience itself.
- Goldie Hawn

3. You can't outwit fate by standing on the sidelines placing little sidebets about the outcome of life. either you wade in and risk everything you have to play the game or you don't play at all. and if u don't play u can't win.
- Judith McNaught, Paradise

2. outcome

noun. ['ˈaʊtˌkəm'] a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon.

Synonyms

  • branch
  • byproduct
  • offspring
  • repercussion
  • aftermath
  • impact
  • result
  • consequence
  • dent
  • product
  • reverberation
  • brisance
  • domino effect
  • position effect
  • placebo effect
  • issue
  • fallout
  • effect
  • change
  • spillover
  • knock-on effect
  • upshot
  • bandwagon effect
  • offset
  • influence
  • wake
  • backwash
  • aftereffect
  • wallop
  • harvest
  • butterfly effect
  • Coriolis effect
  • event
  • side effect
  • offshoot
  • phenomenon
  • materialisation
  • response
  • outgrowth
  • by-product
  • coattails effect

Antonyms

  • stifle
  • insignificance
  • inconsequence
  • unbend

Etymology

  • come (English)
  • comen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • out (English)
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