What does conclusion mean?

Definitions for conclusion
kənˈklu ʒəncon·clu·sion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. decision, determination, conclusionnoun

    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. conclusionnoun

    an intuitive assumption

    "jump to a conclusion"

  3. stopping point, finale, finis, finish, last, conclusion, closenoun

    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, finishnoun

    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, ratiocinationnoun

    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, conclusionnoun

    the act of ending something

    "the termination of the agreement"

  7. conclusionnoun

    a final settlement

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

  8. conclusion, end, close, closing, endingnoun

    the last section of a communication

    "in conclusion I want to say..."

  9. decision, determination, conclusionnoun

    the act of making up your mind about something

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

Wiktionary

  1. conclusionnoun

    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. conclusionnoun

    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. conclusionnoun

    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. conclusionnoun

    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. Conclusionnoun

    the last part of anything; close; termination; end

  2. Conclusionnoun

    final decision; determination; result

  3. Conclusionnoun

    any inference or result of reasoning

  4. Conclusionnoun

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

  5. Conclusionnoun

    drawing of inferences

  6. Conclusionnoun

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

  7. Conclusionnoun

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

  8. Conclusionnoun

    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

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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. Justice Department:

    We agree with the Court’s conclusion that the program is lawful, and that in passing the USA Freedom Act, Congress provided for a 180 day transition period for the government to continue the existing collection program until the new mechanism of obtaining call detail records is implemented.

  2. Kevin McCarthy:

    The Democrats continue to ask for tax increases, bigger spending ... so I don't find a place currently where we can come to a conclusion.

  3. Alexandre de Juniac:

    The most serious and vigorous attitude is to check and verify and establish facts, on this issue our permanent position is to wait for the results of the investigation to draw any conclusion.

  4. Interim Police Chief Vanessa Wilson:

    This investigation will be publicly released in its entirety promptly upon its conclusion, this will include reports, photographic evidence obtained, officer's names, and my final determination which can rise to the level of termination.

  5. Technology Minister Uttama Savanayana:

    It may come from certain groups with their view or concerns related to the single gateway, at the moment the feasibility studies have yet to reach any conclusion.

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