- The outcome is the final result of something, or the way things end up.
When a team wins a game 2-1, this is an example of a winning outcome for the team.
outcome definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
the way something turns out; result; consequence
Origin: Middle English utcome
outcome definition by American Heritage Dictionary
An end result; a consequence. See Synonyms at effect.