What does conclude mean?

Definitions for conclude
kənˈkludcon·clude

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. conclude(verb)

    bring to a close

    "The committee concluded the meeting"

  3. conclude, resolve(verb)

    reach a conclusion after a discussion or deliberation

  4. conclude, close(verb)

    come to a close

    "The concert closed with a nocturne by Chopin"

  5. conclude(verb)

    reach agreement on

    "They concluded an economic agreement"; "We concluded a cease-fire"

Wiktionary

  1. conclude(Verb)

    To end, to come to an end.

    Etymology: From concludere, present active infinitive of concludo.

  2. conclude(Verb)

    To come to a conclusion, to a final decision.

    Etymology: From concludere, present active infinitive of concludo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Conclude(verb)

    to shut up; to inclose

  2. Conclude(verb)

    to include; to comprehend; to shut up together; to embrace

  3. Conclude(verb)

    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

  4. Conclude(verb)

    to make a final determination or judgment concerning; to judge; to decide

  5. Conclude(verb)

    to bring to an end; to close; to finish

  6. Conclude(verb)

    to bring about as a result; to effect; to make; as, to conclude a bargain

  7. Conclude(verb)

    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

  8. Conclude(verb)

    to come to a termination; to make an end; to close; to end; to terminate

  9. Conclude(verb)

    to form a final judgment; to reach a decision

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Conclude

    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, conclusumcon, together, claudĕre, to shut.]

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  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'conclude' in Verbs Frequency: #364

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of conclude in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of conclude in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of conclude in a Sentence

  1. Bernardino Leon:

    The priority is to conclude a political accord. Libya's main weapon against Islamic State is unity.

  2. Samuel Johnson:

    Such is the common process of marriage. A youth and maiden exchange meeting by chance, or brought together by artifice, exchange glances, reciprocate civilities, go home, and dream of one another. Having little to divert attention, or diversify thought, they find themselves uneasy when they are apart, and therefore conclude that they shall be happy together. They marry, and discover what nothing but voluntary blindness had before concealed they wear out life in altercations, and charge nature with cruelty.

  3. Craig Klugman:

    They conclude that this does something for the dying person, but in fact, of 40 dying people, only seven were able to speak, it’s impossible to claim any benefit for patients.

  4. Hassan Rouhani:

    If at the end of this short period we conclude that we can fully benefit from the JCPOA with the cooperation of all countries, the deal will remain.

  5. Ric Spooner:

    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.

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