Definition of Upshot

1. Noun. A phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon. "He acted very wise after the event"




Definition of Upshot

1. n. Final issue; conclusion; the sum and substance; the end; the result; the consummation.

2. n. Final issue; conclusion; the sum and substance; the end; the result; the consummation.

Definition of Upshot

1. Noun. (American English) A concise summary. ¹

2. Noun. The final result, or outcome of something. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Upshot

1. the final result [n -S]

Medical Definition of Upshot

1. 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) Origin: Up + shot, equivalent to scot share, reckoning. Cf. The phrase to cast up an account. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Upshot

upsetting
upsettingly
upsettingness
upsettings
upsey
upseys
upshift
upshifted
upshifting
upshifts
upshock
upshocks
upshoot
upshooting
upshoots
upshot (current term)
upshots
upside
upside-down
upside-down cake
upside-down cakes
upside down
upsidedown
upsides
upsidown
upsies
upsila
upsiloid
upsilon
upsilon meson

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