Definitions for: Upshot

[n] 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"

Webster (1913) Definition: 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

Synonyms: consequence, effect, event, issue, outcome, result

See Also: aftereffect, aftermath, backwash, branch, brisance, butterfly effect, byproduct, by-product, change, coattails, coattails effect, Coriolis effect, dent, harvest, impact, influence, knock-on effect, materialisation, materialization, offset, offshoot, offspring, outgrowth, phenomenon, placebo effect, position effect, product, repercussion, response, reverberation, side effect, spillover, wake

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