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Upshot definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

UP'SHOT, n. [up and shot.] Final issue; conclusion; end; as the upshot of the matter.
Here is the upshot and result of all.
Upside down, the upper part undermost. As a phrase, this denotes in confusion; in complete disorder.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon; "the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing consequences for business"; "he acted very wise after the event" [syn: consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshot]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1594 the final result ; outcome

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. the final or eventual outcome or conclusion.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Upshot Up"shot`, n. [Up + shot, equivalent to scot share, reckoning. Cf. the phrase to cast up an account.] Final issue; conclusion; the sum and substance; the end; the result; the consummation. I can not pursue with any safety this sport to the upshot. --Shak. We account it frailty that threescore years and ten make the upshot of man's pleasurable existence. --De Quincey.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

The upshot of a series of events or discussions is the final result of them, usually a surprising result. The upshot is that we have lots of good but not very happy employees... = outcome N-SING: the N

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Conclusion, end, termination, consummation, issue, event, result.

Moby Thesaurus

accomplishment, aftereffect, aftermath, answer, ascertainment, backwash, burden, by-product, clearing up, climax, completion, conclusion, consequence, consequent, core, corollary, cracking, culmination, decipherment, decoding, denouement, derivation, derivative, determination, development, disentanglement, distillate, effect, end, end result, ending, event, eventuality, eventuation, explanation, fallout, feedback, finding, finding-out, finish, fruit, gist, harvest, interpretation, issue, legacy, logical outcome, meat, offshoot, offspring, outcome, outgrowth, pith, precipitate, product, purport, reason, repercussion, resolution, resolving, result, resultant, riddling, sense, sequel, sequela, sequence, sequent, short, solution, solving, sorting out, termination, thrust, unraveling, unriddling, unscrambling, unspinning, untangling, untwisting, unweaving, wake, working, working-out, wrap-up




 


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