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Definition 1: the act of ending something - [noun denoting act]

Samples where conclusion or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the termination of the agreement

Synonyms for conclusion in the sense of this definition

(conclusion is a kind of ...) the act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics

(... is a kind of conclusion ) the act of terminating a project or procedure before it is completed

"I wasted a year of my life working on an abort" "he sent a short message requesting an abort due to extreme winds in the area"

(... is a kind of conclusion ) the act of abolishing a system or practice or institution (especially abolishing slavery)

"the abolition of capital punishment"

(... is a kind of conclusion ) termination of a business operation by using its assets to discharge its liabilities

(... is a kind of conclusion ) the termination of drug taking

(... is a kind of conclusion ) termination of operations

"they regretted the closure of the day care center"

(... is a kind of conclusion ) the act of extinguishing; causing to stop burning

"the extinction of the lights"

(... is a kind of conclusion ) gradually ceasing to be visible

(... is a kind of conclusion ) termination of pregnancy

(... is a kind of conclusion ) the act of deactivating or making ineffective (as a bomb)

(... is a kind of conclusion ) the act of terminating a life

(... is a kind of conclusion ) the termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists

(... is a kind of conclusion ) the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)

(... is a kind of conclusion ) ending something (e.g. gold or silver) as no longer the legal tender of a country

(... is a kind of conclusion ) (music) the act or manner of terminating a musical phrase or tone

(... is a kind of conclusion ) a concluding action

(... is a kind of conclusion ) withdrawal from your position or occupation

(... is a kind of conclusion ) the act of giving up and abandoning a struggle or task etc.

(... is a kind of conclusion ) the termination or disintegration of a relationship (between persons or nations)

(... is a kind of conclusion ) the termination of a ruler or institution (especially by force)

(... is a kind of conclusion ) the termination of a meeting

(... is a kind of conclusion ) the act of discontinuing or breaking off; an interruption (temporary or permanent)

Definition 2: the act of making up your mind about something - [noun denoting act]

Samples where conclusion or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the burden of decision was his
  • he drew his conclusions quickly

Synonyms for conclusion in the sense of this definition

(conclusion is a kind of ...) the act of choosing or selecting

"your choice of colors was unfortunate" "you can take your pick"

(... is a kind of conclusion ) the act of putting a person into a non-elective position

"the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee"

(... is a kind of conclusion ) (sports) the decision made by an umpire or referee

"he was ejected for protesting the call"

(... is a kind of conclusion ) the act of deciding to do something

"he didn't make a move to help" "his first move was to hire a lawyer"

(... is a kind of conclusion ) making a chance decision by using lots (straws or pebbles etc.) that are thrown or drawn

(... is a kind of conclusion ) a decision to do something or to behave in a certain manner

"he always wrote down his New Year's resolutions"

Definition 3: a position or opinion or judgment reached after consideration - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where conclusion or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a decision unfavorable to the opposition
  • his conclusion took the evidence into account
  • satisfied with the panel's determination

Synonyms for conclusion in the sense of this definition

(conclusion is a kind of ...) an opinion formed by judging something

"he was reluctant to make his judgment known" "she changed her mind"

(... is a kind of conclusion ) a mental determination or resolve in advance; an antecedent intention to do something

"he entered the argument with a predetermination to prove me wrong"

Definition 4: an intuitive assumption - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where conclusion or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • jump to a conclusion

(conclusion is a kind of ...) a hypothesis that is taken for granted

"any society is built upon certain assumptions"

(... is a kind of conclusion ) (logic) a conclusion that does not follow from the premises

Definition 5: the last section of a communication - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where conclusion or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • in conclusion I want to say...

Synonyms for conclusion in the sense of this definition

(conclusion is a kind of ...) a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)

"he always turns first to the business section" "the history of this work is discussed in the next section"

(... is a kind of conclusion ) a change from a serious subject to a disappointing one

(... is a kind of conclusion ) a short passage added at the end of a literary work

"the epilogue told what eventually happened to the main characters"

(... is a kind of conclusion ) a short speech (often in verse) addressed directly to the audience by an actor at the end of a play

(... is a kind of conclusion ) (rhetoric) the concluding section of an oration

"he summarized his main points in his peroration"

(... is a kind of conclusion ) the closing section of a musical composition

(... is part of conclusion) the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events

"his narration was hesitant"

(... is part of conclusion) the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience

"he listened to an address on minor Roman poets"

Definition 6: the proposition arrived at by logical reasoning (such as the proposition that must follow from the major and minor premises of a syllogism) - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for conclusion in the sense of this definition

(conclusion is a kind of ...) (logic) a statement that affirms or denies something and is either true or false

(conclusion is a part of ...) the term in a syllogism that is the predicate of the conclusion

(conclusion is a part of ...) the term in a syllogism that is the subject of the conclusion

(... is part of conclusion) deductive reasoning in which a conclusion is derived from two premises

Definition 7: a final settlement - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where conclusion or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the conclusion of a business deal
  • the conclusion of the peace treaty

(conclusion is a kind of ...) a conclusive resolution of a matter and disposition of it

Definition 8: event whose occurrence ends something - [noun denoting event]

Samples where conclusion or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his death marked the ending of an era
  • when these final episodes are broadcast it will be the finish of the show

Synonyms for conclusion in the sense of this definition

(conclusion is a kind of ...) an event that happens

(... is a kind of conclusion ) the final stage or concluding parts of an event or occurrence

"the end was exciting" "I had to miss the last of the movie"

(... is a kind of conclusion ) something that results

"he listened for the results on the radio"

(... is a kind of conclusion ) an inevitable ending

(... is a kind of conclusion ) an event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something

(... is a kind of conclusion ) the ending of a series or sequence

"the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end"

(... is a kind of conclusion ) the event of something ending

"it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill"

(... is a kind of conclusion ) a successful ending of a struggle or contest

"a narrow victory" "the general always gets credit for his army's victory" "clinched a victory" "convincing victory" "the agreement was a triumph for common sense"

(... is a kind of conclusion ) an unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest

"it was a narrow defeat" "the army's only defeat" "they suffered a convincing licking"

Definition 9: the temporal end; the concluding time - [noun denoting time]

Samples where conclusion or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for conclusion in the sense of this definition

(conclusion is a kind of ...) the point in time at which something ends

"the end of the year" "the ending of warranty period"

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