What does the word outcome mean?

Usage examples for outcome

  1. " This is a most unfortunate and totally unexpected outcome of our expedition," said he. – Mrs. Cliff's Yacht by Frank R. Stockton
  2. She never had the least apprehension about the outcome of anything in which she was engaged and, in this, she was extremely fortunate, for most persons cursed with the artistic temperament are too sensitive to feel confident. – Memoirs of an American Prima Donna by Clara Louise Kellogg
  3. The outcome of it all was not only the failure of the invasion, but that we secured the command of home waters for the rest of the war. – Some Principles of Maritime Strategy by Julian Stafford Corbett