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Meaning of CONCLUDE

Pronunciation:  kun'klood

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion; "We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house"
  2. [v]  bring to a close; "The committee concluded the meeting"
  3. [v]  reach a conclusion after a discussion or deliberation
 

CONCLUDE is a 8 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: reason, reason out, resolve
 
 See Also: agree, concord, concur, deduce, deduct, derive, determine, end, extrapolate, feel, find, gather, generalise, generalize, hold, induce, infer, perorate, settle, square off, square up, syllogise, syllogize, terminate

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \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.]
    
             The very person of Christ [was] concluded within the
             grave.                                --Hooker.
    
    2. To include; to comprehend; to shut up together; to
       embrace. [Obs.]
    
             For God hath concluded all in unbelief. --Rom. xi.
                                                   32.
    
             The Scripture hath concluded all under sin. --Gal.
                                                   iii. 22.
    
    3. To reach as an end of reasoning; to infer, as from
       premises; to close, as an argument, by inferring; --
       sometimes followed by a dependent clause.
    
             No man can conclude God's love or hatred to any
             person by anything that befalls him.  --Tillotson.
    
             Therefore we conclude that a man is justified by
             faith.                                --Rom. iii.
                                                   28.
    
    4. To make a final determination or judgment concerning; to
       judge; to decide.
    
             But no frail man, however great or high, Can be
             concluded blest before he die.        --Addison.
    
             Is it concluded he shall be protector? --Shak.
    
    5. To bring to an end; to close; to finish.
    
             I will conclude this part with the speech of a
             counselor of state.                   --Bacon.
    
    6. To bring about as a result; to effect; to make; as, to
       conclude a bargain. ``If we conclude a peace.'' --Shak.
    
    7. To shut off; to restrain; to limit; to estop; to bar; --
       generally in the passive; as, the defendant is concluded
       by his own plea; a judgment concludes the introduction of
       further evidence argument.
    
             If therefore they will appeal to revelation for
             their creation they must be concluded by it. --Sir
                                                   M. Hale.
    
    Syn: To infer; decide; determine; settle; close; finish;
         terminate; end.
    
    
  2. \Con*clude"\, v. i.
    1. To come to a termination; to make an end; to close; to
       end; to terminate.
    
             A train of lies, That, made in lust, conclude in
             perjuries.                            --Dryden.
    
             And, to conclude, The victory fell on us. --Shak.
    
    2. To form a final judgment; to reach a decision.
    
             Can we conclude upon Luther's instability? --Bp.
                                                   Atterbury.
    
             Conclude and be agreed.               --Shak.
    
    
 
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