eventuate [ih-ven-choo-eyt] ExamplesWord Origin verb (used without object), e·ven·tu·at·ed, e·ven·tu·at·ing.
- to have issue; result.
- to be the issue or outcome; come about.
Origin of eventuate 1780–90; Americanism; Latin ēventu(s)+ Related formse·ven·tu·a·tion, noun Related Words for eventuated , , , , , , , , , Examples from the Web for eventuated Historical Examples of eventuated
Had it eventuated in failure, its leader would have been pronounced a pirate and filibuster.
Maturin M. Ballou
Then, late in the afternoon, there eventuated that which he had anticipated.
William John Burns and Isabel Ostrander
After that, I don’t remember what eventuated—not quite so clear.
In the sequel Mrs. Brownrigg eventuated, in the place of Miss Caldecott.
William De Morgan
Well, to make a long story short; how do you think it eventuated, Squire?
Thomas Chandler Haliburton
British Dictionary definitions for eventuated eventuate verb (intr)
- (often foll by in) to result ultimately (in)
- to come about as a resultfamine eventuated from the crop failure
Derived Formseventuation, noun Word Origin and History for eventuated eventuate v.
1789, from Latin eventus, past participle of eventire (see).