Origin of outcome
Examples from the Web for outcome
In Rome, he writes, the chicken “predicted the outcome of battles.”The History of the Chicken: How This Humble Bird Saved Humanity|William O’Connor|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We stand by our filmmakers and their right to free expression and are extremely disappointed by this outcome.Sony: Hollywood’s Most Subversive Studio Under Attack|Marlow Stern|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The outcome of the rum feud is critical for both Bacardi and Pernod Ricard, because the winner could net billions in future sales.
I do not support the belief that violent protest is justified regardless of the outcome of the Ferguson grand jury.Justice Was Served in Ferguson—This Isn’t Jim Crow America|Ron Christie|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Race relations in Saint Louis could hinge on the outcome of this announcement.
She was afraid to believe the outcome of the story at first.The Girls at Mount Morris|Amanda Minnie Douglas
Willard didnt dare prophesy to himself what the outcome would be.Left Half Harmon|Ralph Henry Barbour
Undoubtedly such stories as these were the outcome of pure envy.Free Joe and Other Georgian Sketches|Joel Chandler Harris
If there is to be judgment at all, separation must be the outcome.The Teaching of Jesus|George Jackson
But this was only a part of the outcome of his terrible vitality.Nineteenth Century Questions|James Freeman Clarke
1788, "that which results from something," originally Scottish, from out + come (v.). Popularized in English by Carlyle (c.1830s). Used in Middle English in sense of "act or fact of coming out" (c.1200). Old English had utancumen (n.) "stranger, foreigner."