HyperDic: conclude

English > 5 senses of the word conclude:
VERBcognitionconclude, reason, reason outdecide by reasoning
cognitionconcludebring to a close
communicationconclude, resolvereach a conclusion after a discussion or deliberation
stativeconclude, closecome to a close
communicationconcludereach agreement on
conclude > pronunciation
Soundskahnkluw'd
Rhymesaccrued ... vicissitude: 66 rhymes with uwd...
English > conclude: 5 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaningdecide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion.
PatternSomebody ----s that CLAUSE
ModelThey conclude that there was a traffic accident
Synonymsreason, reason out
Narrowerdeduce, infer, deduct, derivereason by deduction
deduce, inferconclude by reasoning
find, feelCome to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or indefinite grounds
gatherconclude from evidence
generalize, generalise, extrapolate, inferDraw from specific cases for more general cases
inducereason or establish by induction
syllogize, syllogisereason by syllogisms
Broaderthink, cogitate, cerebrateUse or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments
Spanishconcluir, inferir, razonar
Catalanconcloure, decidir, raonar
Adjectivesconclusiveforming an end or termination
Nounsconclusionthe act of making up your mind about something
English > conclude: 5 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningBring to a close.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The committee concluded the meeting"
Narrowerperorateconclude a speech with a formal recapitulation
Broaderend, terminateBring to an end or halt
Spanishacabar, concluir, terminar
Catalanconcloure
Nounsconclusionthe act of ending something
English > conclude: 5 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningreach a conclusion after a discussion or deliberation.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymresolve
Narrowersettle, square off, square up, determineSettle conclusively
Broaderagree, hold, concur, concordBe in accord / accord
Spanishconcluir, resolver
Adjectivesconclusiveforming an end or termination
Nounsconclusionthe act of making up your mind about something
English > conclude: 5 senses > verb 4, stative
MeaningCome to a close.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Synonymclose
Broaderend, stop, finish, terminate, ceaseHave an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense
Spanishacabar, concluir, terminar
Catalancloure
English > conclude: 5 senses > verb 5, communication
Meaningreach agreement on.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "They concluded an economic agreement"
  • "We concluded a cease-fire"
Broaderagreeachieve harmony / harmony of opinion, feeling, or purpose
Spanishconcluir

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