outcome outcome  /ˈaʊt ˌkəm/


  1. (n) something that results
  2. (n) a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon


  1. In the final analysis, we have adopted a policy that we will not try to influence the outcome of the upcoming Iraqi election by covertly helping individual candidates for office.
  2. Meles: It's very obvious now that the opposition tried to change the outcome of the election by unconstitutional means.
  3. Those who offered official commentary tended to question the fairness of the outcome without focusing on specific allegations.


  1. Immunomedics Reports That UCB Announces New Results From Phase 2B Open-Label Extension Study Evaluating the Long-Term ...

    -- Relative to the 12-week, double-blind EMBLEM(TM) study, primary outcome data from the open-label extension identified no new safety or tolerability signals1 -- Relative to EMBLEM(TM) baseline, secondary ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Outcome of the balance sheet for liquidation purposes

    Press Release June 13, 2013 Outcome of the balance sheet for liquidation purposes The board of directors of Russian Real Estate Investment Company AB (publ) (reg. no. 556653-9705) (the " Company ") ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Thomson Reuters ONE via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Critical Outcome Technologies Inc.: Promising Advance for Many Common Cancers

    Critical Outcome Technologies Inc. announces positive results from experiments carried out with its lead cancer drug candidate, COTI-2, in the cancer research laboratories of Gordon Mills, M.D., Ph.D. ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "On this day, at this hour, it is still within our power to shape the outcome of this battle," Bush said. "Let us find our resolve and turn events toward victory."
    on Jan 23, 2007 By: President Bush Source: USA Today

  2. Gordon Brown argued that, because Scottish judicial issues are devolved, his Government "could not interfere and had no control over the final outcome".
    on Aug 25, 2009 By: Gordon Brown Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  3. "The outcome of the stress test is not going to be fail or pass," Bernanke said in testimony to the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday.
    on Feb 24, 2009 By: Ben Bernanke Source: Reuters

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