### What does **outcome** mean?

## Definitions for **outcome**ˈaʊtˌkʌm

#### Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word **outcome**.

### Princeton's WordNet

result, resultant, final result, outcome, termination(noun)

something that results

"he listened for the results on the radio"

consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshot(noun)

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"

### Wiktionary

outcome(Noun)

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.

A quality automobile is the outcome of the work of skilled engineers and thousands of workers.

outcome(Noun)

A positive result or consequence.

outcome(Noun)

The result of a random trial. An element of a sample space.

Three is a possible outcome of tossing a six-sided die.

outcome(Noun)

The results or evidence of students' learning experience. Often used in place of desired outcomes.

The outcomes of this course are outlined in your syllabus.

### Freebase

Outcome

In game theory, an outcome is a set of moves or strategies taken by the players, or it is their payoffs resulting from the actions or strategies taken by all players. The two are complementary in that, given knowledge of the set of strategies of all players, the final state of the game is known, as are any relevant payoffs. In a game where chance or a random event is involved, the outcome is not known from only the set of strategies, but is only realized when the random event are realized. A set of payoffs can be considered a set of N-tuples, where N is the number of players in the game, and the cardinality of the set is equal to the total number of possible outcomes when the strategies of the players are varied. The payoff set can thus be partially ordered, where the partial ordering comes from the value of each entry in the N-tuple. How players interact to allocate the payoffs among themselves is a fundamental aspect of economics.

### Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

Outcome

owt′kum,

*n.*the issue: consequence: result.

### British National Corpus

Spoken Corpus Frequency

Rank popularity for the word 'outcome' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2736

Written Corpus Frequency

Rank popularity for the word 'outcome' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4128

Nouns Frequency

Rank popularity for the word 'outcome' in Nouns Frequency: #990

### Anagrams for outcome »

come out

### Numerology

Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of outcome in Chaldean Numerology is:

**9**Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of outcome in Pythagorean Numerology is:

**2**

### Sample Sentences & Example Usage

He who survives will see the

**outcome.**The

**outcome**of the war is in our hands the**outcome**of words is in the council.The

**outcome**of the war is in our hands; the**outcome**of words is in the council.Our belief at the beginning of a doubtful undertaking is the one thing that assures the successful

**outcome**of any venture.Whatever

**outcome**they have, we're going to be protesting. Either way, the issues are the same, We feel that we are not protected by anyone in the system.

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# Translations for **outcome**

### From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

- نتيجةArabic
- výsledekCzech
- Ausgang, ErgebnisGerman
- έκβαση, αποτέλεσμαGreek
- resultado, consecuencia, objetivosSpanish
- tulosFinnish
- issue, résultat, dénouementFrench
- परिणामHindi
- hasilIndonesian
- risultatoItalian
- 結果Japanese
- eventus, eventumLatin
- uitkomstDutch
- wynik, rezultatPolish
- результат, исходRussian
- ishodSerbo-Croatian
- sonuçTurkish

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