HyperDic: foregone_conclusion

English > 2 senses of the expression foregone conclusion:
NOUNeventforegone conclusion, matter of coursean inevitable ending
attributeforegone conclusion, certainty, sure thingsomething that is certain
English > foregone conclusion: 2 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningAn inevitable ending.
Synonymmatter of course
Broaderending, conclusion, finishevent whose occurrence ends something
Spanishresultado inevitable
Catalanresultat inevitable
English > foregone conclusion: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningSomething that is certain.
Synonymscertainty, sure thing
AttributescertainEstablished beyond doubt or question
uncertainnot established beyond doubt
NarrowercertAn absolute certainty
indisputability, indubitability, unquestionability, unquestionablenessThe quality of being beyond question or dispute or doubt
ineluctability, unavoidabilityThe quality of being impossible to avoid or evade
inevitability, inevitablenessThe quality of being unavoidable
moral certaintycertainty based on an inner conviction
predictabilityThe quality of being predictable
slam dunkSomething that is a sure to occur
suretySomething clearly established
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
Oppositeuncertainty, uncertainness, precariousnessunsettled or in doubt or dependent on chance

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