What does conclusion mean?

Definitions for conclusion
kənˈklu ʒəncon·clu·sion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. decision, determination, conclusion(noun)

    a position or opinion or judgment reached after consideration

    "a decision unfavorable to the opposition"; "his conclusion took the evidence into account"; "satisfied with the panel's determination"

  2. conclusion(noun)

    an intuitive assumption

    "jump to a conclusion"

  3. stopping point, finale, finis, finish, last, conclusion, close(noun)

    the temporal end; the concluding time

    "the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell"; "the market was up at the finish"; "they were playing better at the close of the season"

  4. ending, conclusion, finish(noun)

    event whose occurrence ends something

    "his death marked the ending of an era"; "when these final episodes are broadcast it will be the finish of the show"

  5. conclusion, ratiocination(noun)

    the proposition arrived at by logical reasoning (such as the proposition that must follow from the major and minor premises of a syllogism)

  6. termination, ending, conclusion(noun)

    the act of ending something

    "the termination of the agreement"

  7. conclusion(noun)

    a final settlement

    "the conclusion of a business deal"; "the conclusion of the peace treaty"

  8. conclusion, end, close, closing, ending(noun)

    the last section of a communication

    "in conclusion I want to say..."

  9. decision, determination, conclusion(noun)

    the act of making up your mind about something

    "the burden of decision was his"; "he drew his conclusions quickly"

Wiktionary

  1. conclusion(Noun)

    The end, finish, close or last part of something.

    Etymology: From Old (and modern) French conclusion, or Latin conclusio, from the past participle stem of concludere ‘conclude’.

  2. conclusion(Noun)

    The outcome or result of a process or act.

    Etymology: From Old (and modern) French conclusion, or Latin conclusio, from the past participle stem of concludere ‘conclude’.

  3. conclusion(Noun)

    A decision reached after careful thought.

    The board has come to the conclusion that the proposed takeover would not be in the interest of our shareholders.

    Etymology: From Old (and modern) French conclusion, or Latin conclusio, from the past participle stem of concludere ‘conclude’.

  4. conclusion(Noun)

    In an argument or syllogism, the proposition that follows as a necessary consequence of the premises.

    Etymology: From Old (and modern) French conclusion, or Latin conclusio, from the past participle stem of concludere ‘conclude’.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Conclusion(noun)

    the last part of anything; close; termination; end

  2. Conclusion(noun)

    final decision; determination; result

  3. Conclusion(noun)

    any inference or result of reasoning

  4. Conclusion(noun)

    the inferred proposition of a syllogism; the necessary consequence of the conditions asserted in two related propositions called premises. See Syllogism

  5. Conclusion(noun)

    drawing of inferences

  6. Conclusion(noun)

    an experiment, or something from which a conclusion may be drawn

  7. Conclusion(noun)

    the end or close of a pleading, e.g., the formal ending of an indictment, "against the peace," etc

  8. Conclusion(noun)

    an estoppel or bar by which a person is held to a particular position

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'conclusion' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2051

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'conclusion' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2537

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'conclusion' in Nouns Frequency: #627

How to pronounce conclusion?

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How to say conclusion in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of conclusion in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of conclusion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of conclusion in a Sentence

  1. Hilary Benn:

    If the talks are not going anywhere, from my point of view that leads to only one conclusion, there are only two ways out of the Brexit crisis that we've got : either parliament agrees a deal or we go back to the British people and ask them to make the choice.

  2. Richard Matt:

    We're operating under the premise that they're still in New York State at this point, based on what we know at this point, we have a high degree of confidence in our conclusion.

  3. Geraldo Abreu:

    The conclusion being reached is that dams using this upstream engineering technique should be subject to new rules that avoid further accidents.

  4. Chuck Schumer:

    While I will certainly share my view and try to persuade them that the vote to disapprove is the right one, in my experience with matters of conscience and great consequence like this, each member ultimately comes to their own conclusion.

  5. Bryan Cranston:

    No, I actually don’t miss playing Walter White, the reason is, because it was such a complete experience for me. It was a very rich, rewarding beginning, middle and end. We came to a conclusion and we laughed and we cried and we hugged each other and we went our separate ways … I ’d like to just have it left in that kind of fond memory, as opposed to reopen something.

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