Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An end result; a consequence. See Synonyms at effect.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Information, event, object or state of being produced as a result or consequence of a plan, process, accident, effort or other similar action or occurrence.
  • n. A positive result or consequence.
  • n. The result of a random trial. An element of a sample space.
  • n. The results or evidence of students' learning experience. Often used in place of desired outcomes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. That which comes out of, or follows from, something else; issue; result; consequence; upshot.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A going forth; a marauding expedition; incursion; inroad. Compare outroad.
  • n. That which comes out of or results from something else; issue; result.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
  • n. something that results

Etymologies

out +‎ come (Wiktionary)

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