I noun aftereffect, aftermath, development, effect, end result, eventuality, eventuation, excrescence, fruit, issue, offshoot, offspring, repercussion, result, resultance, resultant, sequel, sprout, yield II index amount (result), boom (prosperity), conclusion (outcome), consequence (conclusion), corollary, denouement, effect, offshoot, outcome, result

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  • outgrowth — [n1] projection bulge, enlargement, excrescence, jut, node, offshoot, outcrop, process, prolongation, prominence, protuberance, shoot, sprout, swelling; concepts 471,824 Ant. ingrowth outgrowth [n2] product, consequence aftereffect, branch, by… …   New thesaurus

  • Outgrowth — Out growth , n. That which grows out of, or proceeds from, anything; an excrescence; an offshoot; hence, a result or consequence. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • outgrowth — ► NOUN 1) something that grows out of something else. 2) a natural development or result …   English terms dictionary

  • outgrowth — [out′grōth΄] n. 1. the act of growing out 2. a result; consequence; development 3. that which grows out; offshoot …   English World dictionary

  • outgrowth — out·growth au̇t .grōth n 1) the process of growing out <in vitro, dopamine modifies axonal and dendritic outgrowth (Linda C. Mayes)> 2) something that grows directly out of something else <an outgrowth of hair> <a bony… …   Medical dictionary

  • outgrowth — UK [ˈaʊtˌɡrəʊθ] / US [ˈaʊtˌɡroʊθ] noun [countable] Word forms outgrowth : singular outgrowth plural outgrowths something that develops from something else The Internet itself is an outgrowth of a computer network in the US Defense Department …   English dictionary

  • outgrowth — noun Date: 1837 1. a process or product of growing out < an outgrowth of hair > 2. consequence, by product < crime is often an outgrowth of poverty > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • outgrowth — n. a direct outgrowth * * * [ aʊtgrəʊθ] a direct outgrowth …   Combinatory dictionary

  • outgrowth — out|growth [ˈautgrəuθ US grouθ] n 1.) something that develops from something else, as a natural result of it outgrowth of ▪ Crime is often an outgrowth of poverty. 2.) technical something that grows out of something else …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • outgrowth — [[t]a͟ʊtgroʊθ[/t]] outgrowths N COUNT: usu N of n Something that is an outgrowth of another thing has developed naturally as a result of it. Her first book is an outgrowth of an art project she began in 1988. Syn: consequence …   English dictionary

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