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outcome meaning

EN[ˈaʊtkʌm]
WOutcome
  • Outcome may refer to:
  • Outcome (probability), the result of an experiment in probability theory
  • Outcome (game theory), the result of players' decisions in game theory
  • The Outcome, a 2005 Spanish film
  • An outcome measure (or endpoint) in a clinical trial

    Definition of outcome in English Dictionary

  • NounPLoutcomesPREout-SUF-ome
    1. That which is produced or occurs as a result of an event or process.
      1. A quality automobile is the outcome of the work of skilled engineers and thousands of workers.
    2. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) A positive result or consequence.
      1. (probability theory) The result of a random trial. An element of a sample space.
        1. Three is a possible outcome of tossing a six-sided die.
      2. (education) The results or evidence of students' learning experience. Often used in place of desired outcomes.
        1. The outcomes of this course are outlined in your syllabus.
      3. (chiefly sports) The scoreline; the result.
        1. Spain failed to move through the gears despite exerting control for lengthy spells and a measure of perspective must be applied immediately to the outcome.
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The compulsion to expose, renegotiate, or reinvent the strengths and weaknesses of dance tradition offers little in its final outcome to attract the average dance-goer.
        • Gonzalez et al 4 reported 91% good outcome (mRS ≤2) in 97 elderly patients with endovascularly treated UIAs.
        • Theirs is a nonrivalry of sorts, considering the many lopsided outcomes of past encounters between them, but it always proves to be intriguing.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Outcomes and morbidity were retrospectively examined for ETV + CPC patients and for age-matched children who had first-time ventriculoperitioneal shunt placement for hydrocephalus.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • The Lemon test appears to compartmentalize the factors that are dispositive in establishment clause cases and hints at precision in both analysis and outcome.
        • This leads to small interpregnancy intervals that negatively impact maternal nutritional status, leading to poor birth outcome.
        • Spain failed to move through the gears despite exerting control for lengthy spells and a measure of perspective must be applied immediately to the outcome.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Countable nouns
      Related Links:
      1. en outcomes
      2. en outcomeling
      3. en outcome variable
      4. en outcome delivery
      Source: Wiktionary
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      Grammatically, this word "outcome" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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