Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    Outcome; judgment.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In reference to judicial and quasi judicial proceedings, the "event" means the conclusion, end or final outcome or result of a litigation; as, in the phrase "abide the event," speaking of eoBts or of an agreement that one suit shall be governed by the determination in another. Reeves v. McGregor, 9 Adol. & El. 576; Benjamin v. Ver Nooy, 168 N. Y. 578, 61 N. E. 071; Commercial Union Assur. Co. v. Scammon, 35 III. App. 660.