- a) Information, event, object or state of being produced as a result or consequence of a plan, process, accident, effort or other similar action or occurrence.
A quality automobile is the outcome of the work of skilled engineers and thousands of workers.b) A positive result or consequence.
Three is a possible outcome of tossing a six-sided die.
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