AskDefine | Define conclude

Dictionary Definition

conclude

Verb

1 decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion; "We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house" [syn: reason, reason out]
2 bring to a close; "The committee concluded the meeting"
3 reach a conclusion after a discussion or deliberation [syn: resolve]
4 come to a close; "The concert closed with a nocturne by Chopin" [syn: close]
5 reach agreement on; "They concluded an economic agreement"; "We concluded a cease-fire"

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

  • /kən.ˈkluːd/

Verb

  1. To end.

Translations

to end

Italian

Verb

conclude

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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