Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

General words for results and outcomes - synonyms or related words

result

noun

something that is caused directly by something else that has happened previously

outcome

noun

the final result of a process, meeting, activity etc

influence

noun

the effect that a person or thing has on someone’s decisions, opinions, or behaviour or on the way something happens

consequence

noun

a result or effect of something

effect

noun

a change that is produced in one person or thing by another

impact

noun

an effect, or an influence

side effect

noun

any additional result that you did not expect or want

the aftermath

noun

the effects and results of something bad or important

end result

noun

the result of an activity or process

the upshot (of something)

the result of a process or an event

brinner

a meal served in the evening which consists of foods traditionally eaten at breakfast

BuzzWord Article

Open Dictionary

troll factory

a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

add a word

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog