[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"
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
\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 Quincey.