Definitions for upshotˈʌpˌʃɒt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

up•shotˈʌpˌʃɒt(n.)

  1. the final outcome; conclusion; result:

    The upshot of the disagreement was that they broke up the partnership.

  2. the gist, as of an argument or thesis.

Origin of upshot:

1525–35

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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

  1. upshot(noun)ˈʌpˌʃɒt

    the result of sth

    The upshot of the discussion was that we agreed to work together.

Wiktionary

  1. upshot(Noun)

    A concise summary.

    I'm not interested in hearing all the details. Just give me the upshot.

  2. upshot(Noun)

    The final result, or outcome of something.

    The upshot was that they had to get married.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Upshot(noun)

    final issue; conclusion; the sum and substance; the end; the result; the consummation


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

upshot

the result or end (of a matter)

What was the final upshot of that affair?

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