reason, reason out, conclude(verb)
decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion
"We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house"
bring to a close
"The committee concluded the meeting"
reach a conclusion after a discussion or deliberation
come to a close
"The concert closed with a nocturne by Chopin"
reach agreement on
"They concluded an economic agreement"; "We concluded a cease-fire"
To end, to come to an end.
To come to a conclusion, to a final decision.
Origin: From concludere, present active infinitive of concludo.
to shut up; to inclose
to include; to comprehend; to shut up together; to embrace
to reach as an end of reasoning; to infer, as from premises; to close, as an argument, by inferring; -- sometimes followed by a dependent clause
to make a final determination or judgment concerning; to judge; to decide
to bring to an end; to close; to finish
to bring about as a result; to effect; to make; as, to conclude a bargain
to shut off; to restrain; to limit; to estop; to bar; -- generally in the passive; as, the defendant is concluded by his own plea; a judgment concludes the introduction of further evidence argument
to come to a termination; to make an end; to close; to end; to terminate
to form a final judgment; to reach a decision
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kon-klōōd′, v.t. to close: to end: to oblige.—v.i. to end: to infer: to form a final judgment.—p.adj. Conclud′ed, finished: settled.—adj. Conclud′ing, final, closing.—n. Conclu′sion, act of concluding: the end, close, or last part: inference: judgment: an experiment: (Shak.) a riddle.—adjs. Conclus′ive, Conclu′sory, final: convincing.—adv. Conclus′ively.—n. Conclus′iveness.—In conclusion, finally.—To try conclusions, to experiment: to engage in a contest. [L. concludĕre, conclusum—con, together, claudĕre, to shut.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'conclude' in Verbs Frequency: #364
The numerical value of conclude in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of conclude in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We have had to conclude it is not possible to get to an agreement by the deadline that was set.
The FBI now has enough information to conclude that the North Korean government is responsible for these actions.
To conclude that women are unfitted to the task of our historic society seems to me the equivalent of closing male eyes to female facts.
I wouldn't want to conclude there is a real bounce going on, i'd like to see U.S. crude go beyond $46 a barrel to conclude the downtrend had finished.
He was then in his fifty-fourth year, when even in the case of poets reason and passion begin to discuss a peace treaty and usually conclude it not very long afterwards.
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- свършвам, привършвамBulgarian
- concloureCatalan, Valencian
- dojít k závěruCzech
- entscheiden, schließen, beschließen, beenden, zu Ende führen, schlussfolgern, abschließen, folgernGerman
- نتیجه گرفتنPersian
- [[saattaa]] [[päätös, [[viedä]] [[loppuFinnish
- konkliHaitian Creole
- vézgődik, lezár, következtetésre jut, befejez, jut, befejeződikHungarian
- finire, concludereItalian
- 終える, 締め括る, 結ぶ, 結論Japanese
- concluderen, besluitenDutch
- conchide, încheia, concluzionaRomanian
- заключить, завершать, заканчивать, завершить, заключать, закончитьRussian
- kết luậnVietnamese
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