HyperDic: conclusion

English > 9 senses of the word conclusion:
NOUNcognitionconclusion, decision, determinationa position or opinion or judgment reached after consideration
cognitionconclusionan intuitive assumption
timeconclusion, stopping point, finale, finis, finish, last, closethe temporal end
eventconclusion, ending, finishevent whose occurrence ends something
communicationconclusion, ratiocinationthe proposition arrived at by logical reasoning (such as the proposition that must follow from the major and minor premises of a syllogism)
actconclusion, termination, endingthe act of ending something
communicationconclusiona final / final / final settlement
communicationconclusion, end, close, closing, endingthe last section of a communication
actconclusion, decision, determinationthe act of making up your mind about something
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English > conclusion: 9 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA position or opinion or judgment reached after consideration.
Example "his conclusion took the evidence into account"
Synonymsdecision, determination
NarrowerpredeterminationA mental determination or resolve in advance
Broaderjudgment, judgement, mindAn opinion formed by judging something
Spanishconclusión, decisión, determinación, resolución
English > conclusion: 9 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningAn intuitive assumption.
Example"jump to a conclusion"
Narrowernon sequitur(logic) a conclusion that does not follow from the premises
Broaderassumption, supposition, supposalA hypothesis that is taken for granted
English > conclusion: 9 senses > noun 3, time
MeaningThe temporal end; the concluding time.
Synonymsstopping point, finale, finis, finish, last, close
Broaderend, endingThe point in time at which something ends
Spanishcierre, conclusión, final, finis, fin, meta, terminación, término
Catalanconclusió, fi, final, finis, meta, terme
English > conclusion: 9 senses > noun 4, event
Meaningevent whose occurrence ends something.
Synonymsending, finish
Narrowerdefeat, lickingAn unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest / contest
destruction, demolition, wipeoutAn event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something
end, lastThe concluding parts of an event or occurrence
foregone conclusion, matter of courseAn inevitable ending
omega, ZThe ending of a series or sequence
result, resultant, final result, outcome, terminationSomething that results
stop, haltThe event of something ending
victory, triumphA successful ending of a struggle or contest / contest
Broaderhappening, occurrence, occurrent, natural eventAn event that happens
OppositebeginningThe event consisting of the start of something
Spanishconclusión, finalización, final, llegada, terminación
Catalanarribada, cloenda, conclusió, finalització, final
English > conclusion: 9 senses > noun 5, communication
MeaningThe proposition arrived at by logical reasoning (such as the proposition that must follow from the major and minor premises of a syllogism).
Part ofsyllogismdeductive reasoning in which a conclusion is derived from two premises
Partsmajor termThe term in a syllogism that is the predicate of the conclusion
minor termThe term in a syllogism that is the subject of the conclusion
Broaderproposition(logic) a statement that affirms or denies something and is either true or false
English > conclusion: 9 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningThe act of ending something.
Synonymstermination, ending
Narrowerabolition, abolishmentThe act of abolishing a system or practice or institution (especially abolishing slavery)
abortThe act of terminating a project or procedure before it is completed
abortiontermination of pregnancy
adjournment, dissolutionThe termination of a meeting
closure, closedown, closing, shutdowntermination of operations
completion, culmination, closing, windup, mop upA concluding action
deactivation, defusingThe act of deactivating or making ineffective (as a bomb)
demonetization, demonetisationending something (e.g. gold or silver) as no longer the legal tender of a country
destruction, devastationThe termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists
discontinuance, discontinuationThe act of discontinuing / discontinuing or breaking off
dismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, liberation, release, sack, sackingThe termination of someone's employment / employment (leaving them free to depart)
dissolution, breakupThe termination or disintegration of a relationship / relationship (between persons or nations)
extinction, extinguishing, quenchingThe act of extinguishing
fade, disappearancegradually ceasing to be visible
killing, kill, putting to deathThe act of terminating a life
liquidation, settlementtermination of a business operation by using its assets to discharge its liabilities / liabilities
overthrowThe termination of a ruler or institution (especially by force)
release, tone ending(music) the act or manner of terminating a musical phrase or tone
relinquishment, relinquishingThe act of giving up and abandoning / abandoning a struggle / struggle / struggle or task etc.
retirementWithdrawal from your position or occupation
withdrawal, drug withdrawalThe termination of drug taking
Broaderchange of stateThe act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics / characteristics
Spanishconclusión, finalización, terminación
Catalanacabament, cloenda, conclusió, finalització, terminació
Verbsconcludebring to a close
English > conclusion: 9 senses > noun 7, communication
MeaningA final / final / final settlement.
  • "the conclusion of a business deal"
  • "the conclusion of the peace treaty"
BroadersettlementA conclusive resolution of a matter and disposition of it
Spanishconclusión, culminación, término
English > conclusion: 9 senses > noun 8, communication
MeaningThe last section of a communication.
Example"in conclusion I want to say..."
Synonymsend, close, closing, ending
Part ofaddress, speechThe act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience
narration, recital, yarnThe act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events
Narroweranticlimax, bathosA change from a serious subject / subject to a disappointing one
epilogue, epilogA short / short passage added at the end of a literary work
epilogue, epilogA short / short speech (often in verse) addressed directly to the audience by an actor at the end of a play
finale, codaThe closing section of a musical composition
peroration(rhetoric) the concluding section of an oration
Broadersection, subdivisionA self-contained part of a larger / larger composition / composition (written or musical)
Spanishcierre, conclusión, finalización, final, terminación
Catalancloenda, conclusió, tancament
English > conclusion: 9 senses > noun 9, act
MeaningThe act of making up your mind about something.
Example "he drew his conclusions quickly"
Synonymsdecision, determination
Narrowerappointment, assignment, designation, namingThe act of putting a person into a non-elective position
call(sports) the decision made by an umpire or referee
casting lots, drawing lots, sortitionmaking a chance decision by using lots (straws or pebbles etc.) that are thrown or drawn
moveThe act of deciding to do something
resolutionA decision to do something or to behave in a certain manner
Broaderchoice, selection, option, pickThe act of choosing or selecting
Spanishdecisión, determinación, resolución
Catalandecisió, determinació, resolució
Verbsconcludedecide by reasoning
concludereach a conclusion after a discussion or deliberation

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