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. Tim Kaine:

    I think he is very comfortable trying to stir up bad attitudes in others, but I don't know him well enough to reach that conclusion about him, but if you don't mind stoking it and praising people who have those views, that's just unacceptable.

  2. Republican Sen. John Cornyn:

    The need for a Special Counsel, the appointment of which would give the American people greater transparency and assurance of independence, was underscored after you decided to meet privately with Secretary Clinton’s husband just days before the Director’s public announcement and the conclusion of the investigation.

  3. Glenn Merry:

    It would be easy but irresponsible for us to immediately assume that the rowing course is the main or sole point of exposure that caused the illnesses. We are not jumping to this immediate conclusion for two reasons, first, one of our first cases of illness was a coach, who did not row on the lake, and their contact with the course water would have been specific to handling equipment that had been on the water. Assuming sanitation protocol was followed, we would not expect them to become ill.

  4. The Netanyahu:

    So don’t worry : There will be recommendations, there will be signs saying, ‘ Bibi is guilty until proven innocent, ’ but I am sure that at the end of the day the competent legal bodies will come to the same conclusion, to the simple truth : There is nothing.

  5. James McGovern:

    I haven't seen any indication of the strategy, it seems to me [ prosecutors will ] have a great deal of paper that could lead to one inescapable conclusion.

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