n. final result; outcome or effect; central idea or point; gist
The upshot of the rematch was that the former champion proved that he still possessed all the skills of his youth.
Sentence in Classic:
He was mighty learned about the case, to me; but the upshot of his opinion was, that the carrier was making his last journey rather fast.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Things having come to this pass, and showing no latent signs of stirring beyond it, the upshot of Mr.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
The ultimate and farcical upshot was that report came crowding upon report, and that such alleged doings were brought to light as the sun had never before beheld.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
The upshot of the situation was that Bonnie was removed from the nursery to the room Rhett now occupied alone.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context