What does conclusive mean?

Definitions for conclusive
kənˈklu sɪvcon·clu·sive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. conclusiveadjective

    forming an end or termination; especially putting an end to doubt or question

    "conclusive proof"; "the evidence is conclusive"


  1. conclusiveadjective

    Pertaining to a conclusion

  2. conclusiveadjective

    Providing an end to something; decisive.

    The set of premises of a valid argument is conclusive in the sense that no further evidence could possibly be added to the set of premises which would make the argument invalid.

  3. Etymology: From conclusif, from conclusivus, from conclūsīvē, from past participle of concludo

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Conclusiveadjective

    Etymology: from conclude.

    The agreeing votes of both houses were not by any law or reason conclusive to my judgment. Charles I .

    The last dictate of the understanding is not always absolute in itself, nor conclusive to the will, yet it produces no antecedent nor external necessity. John Bramhall, Answer to Hobbs.

    They have secret reasons for what they seem to do, which, whatever they are, they must be equally conclusive for us as they were for them. John Rogers, Serm. iv.

    Those that are not men of art, not knowing the true forms of syllogism, cannot know whether they are made in right and conclusive modes and figures. John Locke.


  1. conclusive

    Conclusive refers to anything that is final, decisive, or convincing. It is something that puts an end to doubt, uncertainty, or dispute, often through irrefutable evidence or proven facts. Conclusive can be used to describe arguments, results, outcomes, experiments, etc. that leave no room for question or debate.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Conclusiveadjective

    belonging to a close or termination; decisive; convincing; putting an end to debate or question; leading to, or involving, a conclusion or decision

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of conclusive in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of conclusive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of conclusive in a Sentence

  1. Kyle Cranmer:

    I don’t think there is anyone around who thinks this is conclusive, but it would be huge if true.

  2. Daniel DiNardo:

    The questions raised deserve answers that are conclusive and based on evidence. Without those answers, innocent men may be tainted by false accusation and the guilty may be left to repeat sins of the past.

  3. Greg Richter:

    Conclusive testing has confirmed that the patient under evaluation at the Hospital University of Pennsylvania is not infected with Ebola virus, all hospital operations continue as usual, and there was no impact on other patients or visitors during this standard evaluation process.

  4. Nathan Parsons:

    The collision was caused, for unknown reasons, by the (FedEx truck) driver's unsafe turning movement, and although fatigue or an undetermined medical condition may have contributed, there is no conclusive evidence.

  5. Rod Rosenstein:

    It's not our job to render conclusive factual findings. We just decide whether it is appropriate to file criminal charges.

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  • قَطْعِيّ, نِهَائِيّArabic
  • окончателен, заключителен, убедителен, решаващBulgarian
  • concloentCatalan, Valencian
  • entscheidend, endgültig, schlüssigGerman
  • decisivo, concluyenteSpanish
  • deimhinn, cinnteachScottish Gaelic
  • konkluzivaIdo
  • conclusivo, decisivoItalian
  • 決定的Japanese
  • doorslaggevend, sluitendDutch
  • avgjort, avklartNorwegian
  • реши́тельный, заключи́тельный, реша́ющий, убеди́тельный, оконча́тельныйRussian
  • kesin, kesinleşmiş, nihai, ikna edici, anlaşılmış, inandırıcı, anlaşılan, katiTurkish

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