Conclude

  • 1 conclude — con‧clude [kənˈkluːd] verb 1. [intransitive] to decide that something is true after considering all the facts: • The Stock Exchange concluded that the accounts could be regarded as suspect because they made no reference to such businesses. • We… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 Conclude — Con*clude , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Concluded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Concluding}.] [L. concludere, conclusum; con + claudere to shut. See {Close}, v. t.] 1. To shut up; to inclose. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The very person of Christ [was] concluded within… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 conclude — I (complete) verb abort, adjourn, break off, bring to a close, bring to an end, bring to rest, carry to completion, cease, climax, close, conficere, consummate, culminate, discharge, discontinue, dispose of, end, execute, exhaust, finalize,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 Conclude — Con*clude , v. i. 1. To come to a termination; to make an end; to close; to end; to terminate. [1913 Webster] A train of lies, That, made in lust, conclude in perjuries. Dryden. [1913 Webster] And, to conclude, The victory fell on us. Shak. [1913 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 conclude — CONCLÚDE, conclúd, vb. III. tranz. (Rar) A conchide, a încheia. – Din lat., it. concludere. Trimis de Joseph, 16.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  conclúde vb., ind. prez. 1 sg. şi 3 …

    Dicționar Român

  • 6 conclude — [v1] finish, come to an end achieve, bring down curtain*, call it a day*, cease, cinch, clinch, close, close out, complete, consummate, crown, desist, draw to close, end, halt, knock off, put the lid on*, put to bed*, round off, stop, terminate,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 conclude — [kən klo͞od′] vt. concluded, concluding [ME concluden, to conclude < L concludere, to shut up, enclose < com , together + claudere, to shut, CLOSE2] 1. to bring to a close; end; finish 2. to decide by reasoning; infer; deduce 3. to decide;… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 conclude — (v.) early 14c., end an argument, from L. concludere to shut up, enclose, from com together (see COM (Cf. com )) + cludere, comb. form of claudere to shut (see CLOSE (Cf. close) (v.)). Meaning reach a mental conclusion, deduce is from late 14c.,… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 conclude — 1 *close, finish, terminate, end, complete Antonyms: open Contrasted words: commence, *begin, start, initiate, inaugurate 2 judge, gather, *infer, deduce Analogous words: reason, speculate (see THINK): * …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 conclude — ► VERB 1) bring or come to an end. 2) arrive at a judgement or opinion by reasoning. 3) formally settle or arrange (a treaty or agreement). ORIGIN Latin concludere, from claudere to shut …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 conclude */*/*/ — UK [kənˈkluːd] / US [kənˈklud] verb Word forms conclude : present tense I/you/we/they conclude he/she/it concludes present participle concluding past tense concluded past participle concluded 1) [transitive] to decide that something is true after …

    English dictionary

  • 12 conclude — con|clude [ kən klud ] verb *** 1. ) transitive to decide that something is true after looking at all the evidence you have: conclude that: The report concluded that a world recession was unlikely. 2. ) transitive FORMAL to officially arrange… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 conclude — [[t]kənklu͟ːd[/t]] ♦♦♦ concludes, concluding, concluded 1) VERB If you conclude that something is true, you decide that it is true using the facts you know as a basis. [V that] Larry had concluded that he had no choice but to accept Paul s words… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 conclude — verb (T) 1 to decide that something is true after considering all the information you have: conclude that: The enquiry concluded that the accident had been caused by human error. | conclude from sth that: Davis concludes from an analysis of… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 conclude — con|clude W2S3 [kənˈklu:d] v [Date: 1200 1300; : Latin; Origin: concludere to shut up, end, decide , from com ( COM ) + claudere to shut ] 1.) [T] to decide that something is true after considering all the information you have →↑conclusion… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 conclude — 01. The detective was able to [conclude] that the apparent suicide was, in fact, a murder. 02. You need to make sure that your essay has a proper introduction and [conclusion]. 03. DNA evidence has provided [conclusive] proof of the identity of… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 17 conclude — con•clude [[t]kənˈklud[/t]] v. clud•ed, clud•ing 1) to bring to an end; finish: to conclude a speech with a quotation[/ex] 2) to say in conclusion 3) to bring to a decision or settlement: to conclude a treaty[/ex] 4) to determine by reasoning;… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 18 conclude — [c]/kənˈklud / (say kuhn kloohd), /kəŋ / (say kuhng ) verb (concluded, concluding) –verb (t) 1. to bring to an end; finish; terminate: to conclude a speech. 2. to say in conclusion. 3. to bring to a decision or settlement; settle or arrange… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 conclude — verb (concluded; concluding) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin concludere to shut up, end, infer, from com + claudere to shut more at close Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. obsolete to shut up ; enclose …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 conclude — concludable, concludible, adj. concluder, n. /keuhn kloohd /, v., concluded, concluding. v.t. 1. to bring to an end; finish; terminate: to conclude a speech with a quotation from the Bible. 2. to say in conclusion: At the end of the speech he… …

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