What is the meaning of conclusion?


  • A position or opinion or judgment reached after consideration.
    • usage: "a decision unfavorable to the opposition"; "his conclusion took the evidence into account"; "satisfied with the panel's determination"
  • An intuitive assumption.
    • usage: "jump to a conclusion"
  • The temporal end; the concluding time.
    • usage: "the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell"; "the market was up at the finish"; "they were playing better at the close of the season"
  • Event whose occurrence ends something.
    • usage: "his death marked the ending of an era"; "when these final episodes are broadcast it will be the finish of the show"
  • The proposition arrived at by logical reasoning (such as the proposition that must follow from the major and minor premises of a syllogism.
  • The act of ending something.
    • usage: "the termination of the agreement"
  • A final settlement.
    • usage: "the conclusion of a business deal"; "the conclusion of the peace treaty"
  • The last section of a communication.
    • usage: "in conclusion I want to say..."
  • The act of making up your mind about something.
    • usage: "the burden of decision was his"; "he drew his conclusions quickly"
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APAWordNet. (2010). conclusion. Retrieved June 25, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/conclusion/definitions/1323489
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