Definitions of conclusion

  1. have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical; "the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed"; "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"; "My property ends by the bushes"; "The symphony ends in a pianissimo" Webster Dictionary DB
  2. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. an intuitive assumption; "jump to a conclusion" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. the proposition arrived at by logical reasoning (such as the proposition that must follow from the major and minor premises of a syllogism) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. a final settlement; "the conclusion of a business deal"; "the conclusion of the peace treaty" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. The last part of anything; close; termination; end. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. Final decision; determination; result. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. Any inference or result of reasoning. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. The inferred proposition of a syllogism; the necessary consequence of the conditions asserted in two related propositions called premises. See Syllogism. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. Drawing of inferences. Newage Dictionary DB
  11. The end or close of a pleading, e.g., the formal ending of an indictment, "against the peace," etc. Newage Dictionary DB
  12. An estoppel or bar by which a person is held to a particular position. Newage Dictionary DB
  13. A final determination; result; inference; judgment; the closing part, as of a discussion; end. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. Act of concluding: the end, close, or last part: inference: judgment. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  15. End; inference; determination. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  16. The close or end; the sum; logical inference; final decision; experiment. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  17. End; close; inference or consequence; final determination or judgment. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for conclusion

  1. Such indeed was the question I asked myself, but I must say I could arrive at no satisfactory conclusion – Expedition into Central Australia by Charles Sturt
  2. And now, can there be a conclusion to this work? – Mrs. Piper & the Society for Psychical Research by Michael Sage