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con·clude

 (kən-klo͞od′)
v. con·clud·ed, con·clud·ing, con·cludes
v.tr.
1. To bring to an end; close: concluded the rally with the national anthem. See Synonyms at complete.
2. To bring about (a final agreement or settlement): conclude a peace treaty.
3. To arrive at (a conclusion, judgment, or opinion) by the process of reasoning: The jury concluded that the defendant was innocent. See Synonyms at decide.
4. Obsolete To confine; enclose.
v.intr.
1. To come to an end; close: The show concluded with a dance routine.
2. To come to a decision or agreement: The committee concluded on a course of action.

[Middle English concluden, from Latin conclūdere : com-, intensive pref.; see com- + claudere, to close.]

con·clud′er n.

conclude

(kənˈkluːd)
vb (mainly tr)
1. (also intr) to come or cause to come to an end or conclusion
2. (takes a clause as object) to decide by reasoning; deduce: the judge concluded that the witness had told the truth.
3. to arrange finally; settle: to conclude a treaty; it was concluded that he should go.
4. obsolete to confine
[C14: from Latin conclūdere to enclose, end, from claudere to close]
conˈcluder n

con•clude

(kənˈklud)

v. -clud•ed, -clud•ing. v.t.
1. to bring to an end; finish: to conclude a speech with a quotation.
2. to say in conclusion.
3. to bring to a decision or settlement: to conclude a treaty.
4. to determine by reasoning; deduce; infer: By your smile I conclude that the news is good.
5. to decide, determine, or resolve.
6. Obs.
a. to shut up or enclose.
b. to restrict or confine.
v.i.
7. to come to an end; finish: The meeting concluded at ten o'clock.
8. to arrive at an opinion, judgment, or decision; decide.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Latin conclūdere to close, end an argument]
con•clud′er, n.

conclude


Past participle: concluded
Gerund: concluding

Imperative
conclude
conclude
Present
I conclude
you conclude
he/she/it concludes
we conclude
you conclude
they conclude
Preterite
I concluded
you concluded
he/she/it concluded
we concluded
you concluded
they concluded
Present Continuous
I am concluding
you are concluding
he/she/it is concluding
we are concluding
you are concluding
they are concluding
Present Perfect
I have concluded
you have concluded
he/she/it has concluded
we have concluded
you have concluded
they have concluded
Past Continuous
I was concluding
you were concluding
he/she/it was concluding
we were concluding
you were concluding
they were concluding
Past Perfect
I had concluded
you had concluded
he/she/it had concluded
we had concluded
you had concluded
they had concluded
Future
I will conclude
you will conclude
he/she/it will conclude
we will conclude
you will conclude
they will conclude
Future Perfect
I will have concluded
you will have concluded
he/she/it will have concluded
we will have concluded
you will have concluded
they will have concluded
Future Continuous
I will be concluding
you will be concluding
he/she/it will be concluding
we will be concluding
you will be concluding
they will be concluding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been concluding
you have been concluding
he/she/it has been concluding
we have been concluding
you have been concluding
they have been concluding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been concluding
you will have been concluding
he/she/it will have been concluding
we will have been concluding
you will have been concluding
they will have been concluding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been concluding
you had been concluding
he/she/it had been concluding
we had been concluding
you had been concluding
they had been concluding
Conditional
I would conclude
you would conclude
he/she/it would conclude
we would conclude
you would conclude
they would conclude
Past Conditional
I would have concluded
you would have concluded
he/she/it would have concluded
we would have concluded
you would have concluded
they would have concluded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.conclude - decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion; "We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house"
cerebrate, cogitate, think - use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments; "I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere"
induce - reason or establish by induction
deduce, derive, infer, deduct - reason by deduction; establish by deduction
syllogise, syllogize - reason by syllogisms
feel, find - come to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or indefinite grounds; "I feel that he doesn't like me"; "I find him to be obnoxious"; "I found the movie rather entertaining"
deduce, infer - conclude by reasoning; in logic
gather - conclude from evidence; "I gather you have not done your homework"
extrapolate, generalize, infer, generalise - draw from specific cases for more general cases
2.conclude - bring to a close; "The committee concluded the meeting"
terminate, end - bring to an end or halt; "She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime"; "The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I"
perorate - conclude a speech with a formal recapitulation
3.conclude - reach a conclusion after a discussion or deliberation
square off, square up, settle, determine - settle conclusively; come to terms; "We finally settled the argument"
agree, concur, concord, hold - be in accord; be in agreement; "We agreed on the terms of the settlement"; "I can't agree with you!"; "I hold with those who say life is sacred"; "Both philosophers concord on this point"
4.conclude - come to a close; "The concert closed with a nocturne by Chopin"
end, cease, terminate, finish, stop - have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical; "the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed"; "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"; "My property ends by the bushes"; "The symphony ends in a pianissimo"
5.conclude - reach agreement on; "They concluded an economic agreement"; "We concluded a cease-fire"
agree - achieve harmony of opinion, feeling, or purpose; "No two of my colleagues would agree on whom to elect chairman"

conclude

verb
1. decide, judge, establish, suppose, determine, assume, gather, reckon (informal), work out, infer, deduce, surmise We concluded that he was telling the truth.
2. come to an end, end, close, finish, wind up, draw to a close The evening concluded with dinner and speeches.
come to an end start, open, begin, extend, commence
3. bring to an end, end, close, finish, complete, wind up, terminate, round off They concluded their annual summit meeting today.
bring to an end start, open, begin, extend, initiate, commence, protract
4. accomplish, effect, settle, bring about, fix, carry out, resolve, clinch, pull off, bring off (informal) If the clubs cannot conclude a deal, an independent tribunal will decide.

conclude

verb
1. To bring or come to a natural or proper end:
2. To bring about or come to an agreement concerning:
3. To put into correct or conclusive form:
4. To make up or cause to make up one's mind:
5. To arrive at (a conclusion) from evidence or reasoning:
Translations
يَخْتَتِمُيَخْتَتِم، يُنْهييَسْتَنْتِج، يَسْتَدِل
skončitusouditusuzovat
afsluttekomme frem tilkonkludereslutte
viedä päätökseen
zaključiti
befejezkikövetkeztet
ályktaljúka, enda
結論を出す
...의 결말을 짓다
galiausiaigalutinaigalutinisišvadapabaiga
nobeigtnoslēgtsecināt
sklepatizaključiti
sammanfatta
สรุป
kết luận

conclude

[kənˈkluːd]
A. VT
1. (= end) → acabar, concluir
"to be concluded" [serial] → "terminará en el próximo episodio"
2. (= finalize) [+ treaty] → concertar, pactar; [+ agreement] → llegar a, concertar; [+ deal] → cerrar
3. (= infer) → concluir
it was concluded thatse concluyó que ...
what are we to conclude from that?¿que conclusión se saca de eso?
from your expression I conclude that you are angrypor tu expresión deduzco que estás enfadado
4. (US) (= decide) → decidir (to do sth hacer algo)
B. VI (= end) → terminar, concluir
he concluded by sayingterminó diciendo
the judge concluded in his favourel juez decidió a su favor
to conclude I must saypara concluir or terminar, debo decir ...

conclude

[kənˈkluːd]
vt
(= complete) [+ sale, interview, meeting] → conclure
(= settle) [+ deal, treaty] → conclure
(= deduce) → conclure
I conclude that ... → j'en conclus que ...
(= say) → conclure
"That," he concluded, "is why we did it." → "Voilà", conclut-il, "pourquoi nous l'avons fait."
vi (= stop talking) [speaker] → conclure (= end) [event] → se terminer
to conclude with [speaker] → conclure par; [event] → se terminer par

conclude

vt
(= end) meeting, letter, speechbeenden, schließen; mealabschließen, beenden; this, gentlemen, concludes our businessdamit, meine Herren, sind wir mit unserer Besprechung am Ende; and now, to conclude tonight’s programmeszum Abschluss unseres heutigen Abendprogramms
(= arrange) treaty, transaction, dealabschließen
(= infer)schließen, folgern (from aus); what did you conclude?was haben Sie daraus geschlossen or gefolgert?
(= decide, come to conclusion)zu dem Schluss kommen; what have you concluded about his suggestion?zu welchem Schluss sind Sie in Bezug auf seinen Vorschlag gekommen?
vi (meetings, events)enden; (letter, speech etc also)schließen; to conclude I would like to say …, I would like to conclude by saying …abschließend möchte ich sagen

conclude

[kənˈkluːd]
1. vt (all senses) → concludere
2. vi to conclude (with) (events) → concludersi (con); (speaker) → concludere

conclude

(kənˈkluːd) verb
1. to come or bring to an end. to conclude a meeting; He concluded by thanking everyone.
2. to come to believe. We concluded that you weren't coming.
conˈclusion (-ʒən) noun
1. an end. the conclusion of his speech.
2. a judgement. I came to the conclusion that the house was empty.
conˈclusive (-siv) adjective
convincing. conclusive proof.
conˈclusively adverb
conˈclusiveness noun

conclude

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