Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun outcome

2 senses of outcome

Sense 1
result, resultant, final result, outcome, termination -- (something that results; "he listened for the results on the radio")
       => ending, conclusion, finish -- (event whose occurrence ends something; "his death marked the ending of an era"; "when these final episodes are broadcast it will be the finish of the show")

Sense 2
consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshot -- (a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon; "the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing consequences for business"; "he acted very wise after the event")
       => phenomenon -- (any state or process known through the senses rather than by intuition or reasoning)

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