What is another word for the opposite of process?

I am thinking of something along the lines of "end result." I am trying to say "... the [insert word i am looking for] of the imagination."

  • The opposite of process is disorder.
    – Hot Licks
    Nov 20 '15 at 4:20
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    In law, the opposite of [due] process is arbitrary action. But as often happens at EL&U with requests for opposites, you may be asking not for the opposite (or negative) of process, but the logical counterpart of process, which I would say is outcome.
    – Sven Yargs
    Nov 20 '15 at 6:31

... the [product] of the imagination"

second meaning in Merriam Webster for product

something that is the result of a process


I'd switch your wording around a bit, but either way ...

The imagination culminates in

or The culmination of the imagination


Depending on the context, "the expression of imagination" could fit. You could also try "a work of imagination".

In artistic context, we wouldn't talk about "products", we'd talks about "works of art", "artistic expression", etc.


Consider, the fruit of the imagination. Ngram

fruit: the effect or consequence of an action or operation : product, result : the fruits of our labor M-W

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