What does conclude mean?

Definitions for conclude
kənˈkludcon·clude

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reason, reason out, concludeverb

    decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion

    "We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house"

  2. concludeverb

    bring to a close

    "The committee concluded the meeting"

  3. conclude, resolveverb

    reach a conclusion after a discussion or deliberation

  4. conclude, closeverb

    come to a close

    "The concert closed with a nocturne by Chopin"

  5. concludeverb

    reach agreement on

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

Wiktionary

  1. concludeverb

    To end, to come to an end.

    Etymology: From concludere, present active infinitive of concludo.

  2. concludeverb

    To come to a conclusion, to a final decision.

    Etymology: From concludere, present active infinitive of concludo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Concludeverb

    to shut up; to inclose

  2. Concludeverb

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

  3. Concludeverb

    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. Concludeverb

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

  5. Concludeverb

    to bring to an end; to close; to finish

  6. Concludeverb

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

  7. Concludeverb

    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. Concludeverb

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

  9. Concludeverb

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

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  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. Alberto Almeida:

    You have a government that may not conclude its term and the prospect of Lula in jail, they (the Workers' Party) are at the point where the only defense is to attack.

  2. Jayne Jagot:

    The inescapable fact is that APRA's case fails at each step on the question of proof. It is not possible to conclude that in acting as he did Mr Kelaher contravened any of his director's covenants.

  3. Bob Goodlatte:

    I leave it to others to conclude whether ‘extremely careless’ and ‘gross negligence’ [are] the same thing.

  4. James Comey:

    In what kind of marriage, to what kind of man, does a spouse conclude there is only a 99 percent chance her husband didn’t do that?

  5. Mike Pence:

    As the president said very recently, we think we're close, we are hopeful that we can conclude a successful renegotiation of NAFTA.

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