[ UK /ˈʌpʃɒt/ ]
[ US /ˈəpˌʃɑt/ ]
  1. a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
    the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise
    he acted very wise after the event
    his decision had depressing consequences for business
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How To Use upshot In A Sentence

  • The upshot is that the parents of Irish babies are averaging a mere 5.5 hours of unbroken sleep.
  • The upshot of this discussion for the questions with which we started can be put somewhat simply.
  • The upshot is very little productive investment is made as all the money goes ultimately to fund state borrowing.
  • The upshot is that strong global and strong individual supervenience come apart “only when extrinsic properties are present in the supervenient set but disallowed from the subvenient base,” as Kim and others predicted (see Supervenience
  • You rascal," said I, "a cudgelling was the upshot of your last. The Fool Errant
  • The upshot of the January meeting was that seven of the nine-strong board resigned.
  • The upshot of all this is that the NSA appears to have induced certain telecom providers to violate 18 USC 2702 (c) and 47 USC 222. Balkinization
  • The upshot of this is that when people come to retire they find they may have a number of pension plans that are each worth only a small sum.
  • The upshot was that he advised Nathan not to apostatize too suddenly. A Daughter of Eve
  • So the upshot is simple. Times, Sunday Times
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