Definitions for upshotˈʌpˌʃɒt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the final outcome; conclusion; result:
The upshot of the disagreement was that they broke up the partnership.
the gist, as of an argument or thesis.
Origin of upshot:
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
the result of sth
The upshot of the discussion was that we agreed to work together.
A concise summary.
I'm not interested in hearing all the details. Just give me the upshot.
The final result, or outcome of something.
The upshot was that they had to get married.
final issue; conclusion; the sum and substance; the end; the result; the consummation
Translations for upshot
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the result or end (of a matter)
What was the final upshot of that affair?
- resultaat, uiteindeAfrikaans
- نَتيجَه، نِهايَهArabic
- краен резултатBulgarian
- resultadoPortuguese (BR)
- das EndergebnisGerman
- krajnji rezultatCroatian
- risultato, esitoItalian
- 결말, 종국Korean
- rezultatas, atomazgaLithuanian
- rezultāts; iznākumsLatvian
- resultat, utfall, enden på visaNorwegian
- نتيجه، دمطلب لنډيز، وروستى ټكى: اغېزهPashto
- resultat, utgångSwedish
- sonuç, neticeTurkish
- 結局Chinese (Trad.)
- розв'язка; результатUkrainian
- kết cụcVietnamese
- 结局Chinese (Simp.)
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