outcome


outcome
noun
ADJECTIVE
desirable, desired, favourable/favorable, good, happy, positive, satisfactory, successful
adverse, bad, negative, poor, unfortunate, unsatisfactory
fatal, tragic
possible
likely, probable
different
anticipated, expected, inevitable, intended, logical, predicted
unexpected
immediate
actual, eventual, final, long-term, ultimate
direct

a direct outcome of the strike

practical
educational, electoral, political, etc. (all technical)
VERB + OUTCOME
affect, change, influence
decide, determine
predict

We use a computer model to predict the outcome of different scenarios.

know

We may not know the outcome until tomorrow.

achieve, have, produce

Their strategy produced the desired outcome.

evaluate, measure (technical)

The aim is to evaluate possible outcomes.

PREPOSITION
outcome of

the outcome of the election

PHRASES
whatever the outcome

Whatever the final outcome of the talks, the war should end soon.


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