Synonyms for upshot

Grammar : Noun
Spell : uhp-shot
Phonetic Transcription : ˈʌpˌʃɒt

Top 10 synonyms for upshot Other synonyms for the word upshot

Définition of upshot

Origin :
  • 1530s, from up + shot (n.); originally, the final shot in an archery match, hence the figurative sense of "result, issue, conclusion" (c.1600).
  • noun end result
Example sentences :
  • And the upshot of that dumb battle is inequality—and beauty.
  • Extract from : « Alarms and Discursions » by G. K. Chesterton
  • Such an upshot, as she calls it, of this unhappy affair, Heaven avert!
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 3 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • The upshot of the affair was that De Launay bought it at a fair price.
  • Extract from : « Louisiana Lou » by William West Winter
  • But young girls are willful, and the upshot of the whole matter was—she eloped with him.
  • Extract from : « Pretty Madcap Dorothy » by Laura Jean Libbey
  • We must fight on now to a finish, but the upshot is sure to be a finish.
  • Extract from : « England and Germany » by Emile Joseph Dillon
  • In the upshot it proved that they were not yet to fraternize with the Army of the Valley.
  • Extract from : « The Long Roll » by Mary Johnston
  • Yet what shall I say of the upshot of all his talk of my economies and equivocations and the like?
  • Extract from : « Apologia Pro Vita Sua » by John Henry Cardinal Newman
  • I had no time to think if I had done well or ill, or what the upshot of it all was like to be.
  • Extract from : « Sir Ludar » by Talbot Baines Reed
  • And the upshot of it all was that the story was more than a peach; it was a pippin.
  • Extract from : « From Place to Place » by Irvin S. Cobb
  • The upshot was a determination to "make it up to him" by giving him a knife.
  • Extract from : « The Calico Cat » by Charles Miner Thompson

Antonyms for upshot

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