event vs upshot what difference

what is difference between event and upshot

English

Etymology 1

From Middle French event, from Latin ēventus (an event, occurrence), from ēveniō (to happen, to fall out, to come out), from ē (out of, from), short form of ex + veniō (come); related to venture, advent, convent, invent, convene, evene, etc.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɪˈvɛnt/, /əˈvɛnt/
  • Rhymes: -ɛnt

Noun

event (plural events)

  1. An occurrence; something that happens.
  2. A prearranged social activity (function, etc.)
  3. One of several contests that combine to make up a competition.
  4. An end result; an outcome (now chiefly in phrases).
    • hard beginnings have many times prosperous events […].
    • 1707, Semele, by Eccles and Congrieve; scene 8
      Of my ill boding Dream / Behold the dire Event.
    • dark doubts between the promise and event
    In the event, he turned out to have what I needed anyway.
  5. (physics) A point in spacetime having three spatial coordinates and one temporal coordinate.
  6. (computing) A possible action that the user can perform that is monitored by an application or the operating system (event listener). When an event occurs an event handler is called which performs a specific task.
  7. (probability theory) A set of some of the possible outcomes; a subset of the sample space.
    If




    X


    {\displaystyle X}

    is a random variable representing the toss of a six-sided die, then its sample space could be denoted as {1,2,3,4,5,6}. Examples of events could be:




    X
    =
    1


    {\displaystyle X=1}

    ,




    X
    =
    2


    {\displaystyle X=2}

    ,




    X

    5
    ,
    X

    4
    ,


    {\displaystyle X\geq 5,X\not =4,}

    and




    X

    {
    1
    ,
    3
    ,
    5
    }


    {\displaystyle X\in \{1,3,5\}}

    .

  8. (obsolete) An affair in hand; business; enterprise.
  9. (medicine) An episode of severe health conditions.
Hyponyms
Derived terms
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Translations
Further reading
  • event in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • event in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.

Verb

event (third-person singular simple present events, present participle eventing, simple past and past participle evented)

  1. (obsolete) To occur, take place.
    • 1590, Robert Greene, Greene’s Never Too Late, in The Life and Complete Works in Prose and Verse of Robert Greene, Volume 8, Huff Library, 1881, p. 33,[1]
      [] I will first rehearse you an English Historie acted and evented in my Countrey of England []

Etymology 2

From French éventer.

Verb

event (third-person singular simple present events, present participle eventing, simple past and past participle evented)

  1. (obsolete, intransitive) To be emitted or breathed out; to evaporate.
    • c. 1597, Ben Jonson, The Case is Altered, Act V, Scene 8, in C. H. Herford and Percy Simpson (editors), Ben Jonson, Volume 3, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1927, p. 178,[2]
      ô that thou sawst my heart, or didst behold
      The place from whence that scalding sigh evented.
    • 1615, William Barclay, Callirhoe; commonly called The Well of Spa or The Nymph of Aberdene, Aberdeen, 1799, p. 12,[3]
      This is the reason why this water hath no such force when it is carried, as it hath at the spring it self: because the vertue of it consisteth in a spiritual and occulte qualitie, which eventeth and vanisheth by the carriage.
  2. (obsolete, transitive) To expose to the air, ventilate.
    • 1559, attributed to William Baldwin, “How the Lorde Clyfford for his straunge and abhominable cruelty came to as straunge and sodayne a death” in The Mirror for Magistrates, Part III, edited by Joseph Haslewood, London: Lackington, Allen & Co., 1815, Volume 2, p. 198,[4]
      For as I would my gorget have undon
      To event the heat that had mee nigh undone,
      An headles arrow strake mee through the throte,
      Where through my soule forsooke his fylthy cote.
    • 1598, George Chapman, The Third Sestiad, Hero and Leander (completion of the poem begun by Christopher Marlowe),[5]
      [] as Phœbus throws
      His beams abroad, though he in clouds be clos’d,
      Still glancing by them till he find oppos’d
      A loose and rorid vapour that is fit
      T’ event his searching beams, and useth it
      To form a tender twenty-colour’d eye,
      Cast in a circle round about the sky []

Danish

Etymology

Borrowed from English event, from Middle French event, from Latin ēventus (an event, occurrence), from ēveniō (to happen, to fall out, to come out), from ē (out of, from), short form of ex + veniō (come).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛˈvɛnt/

Noun

event

  1. An event, a prearranged social activity (function, etc.).

Declension

Related terms

  • begivenhed

See also

  • eventuel

Swedish

Etymology

Borrowed from English event, from Middle French event, from Latin ēventus (an event, occurrence), from ēveniō (to happen, to fall out, to come out), from ē (out of, from), short form of ex + veniō (come).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛˈvɛnt/

Noun

event n

  1. An event, a prearranged social activity (function, etc.).

Declension

Related terms

  • evenemang
  • eventuell

Anagrams

  • teven, veten


English

Etymology

Presumed from up- +‎ shot, referring to the last shot in a match of archery.

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈʌpʃɑt/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈʌpʃɒt/
  • Hyphenation: up‧shot

Noun

upshot (plural upshots)

  1. The final result, or outcome of something.
    • 1902, John Buchan, The Outgoing of the Tide
      I have no skill of fancy to tell of that dark collogue, but the upshot was that Alison swore by her lost soul and the pride of sin to bring the lass into thrall to her master.
  2. (US) A concise summary.

Synonyms

  • (concise summary): bottom line, digest, the long and short
  • (final result): bottom line, conclusion, consequence

Translations

Anagrams

  • Houpts, Pushto, hots up, shot up, tophus

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