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English noun: conclusion

1. conclusion (cognition) a position or opinion or judgment reached after consideration


SamplesA decision unfavorable to the opposition.
His conclusion took the evidence into account.
Satisfied with the panel's determination.


Synonymsdecision, determination


Broader (hypernym)judgement, judgment, mind


Narrower (hyponym)predetermination

2. conclusion (cognition) an intuitive assumption


SamplesJump to a conclusion.


Broader (hypernym)assumption, supposal, supposition


Narrower (hyponym)non sequitur

3. conclusion (time) the temporal end; the concluding time


SamplesThe 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.


Synonymsclose, finale, finis, finish, last, stopping point


Broader (hypernym)end, ending

4. conclusion (event) event whose occurrence ends something


SamplesHis death marked the ending of an era.
When these final episodes are broadcast it will be the finish of the show.


Synonymsending, finish


Broader (hypernym)happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent


Narrower (hyponym)defeat, demolition, destruction, end, final result, final stage, foregone conclusion, halt, last, licking, matter of course, omega, outcome, result, resultant, stop, termination, triumph, victory, wipeout, Z


Antonymsbeginning

5. conclusion (communication) the proposition arrived at by logical reasoning (such as the proposition that must follow from the major and minor premises of a syllogism)


Synonymsratiocination


Broader (hypernym)proposition


Part holonymmajor term, minor term


Part meronymsyllogism

6. conclusion (act) the act of ending something


SamplesThe termination of the agreement.


Synonymsending, termination


Broader (hypernym)change of state


Narrower (hyponym)abolishment, abolition, abort, abortion, adjournment, breakup, closedown, closing, closing, closure, completion, culmination, deactivation, defusing, demonetisation, demonetization, destruction, devastation, disappearance, discharge, discontinuance, discontinuation, dismissal, dismission, dissolution, dissolution, drug withdrawal, extinction, extinguishing, fade, firing, kill, killing, liberation, liquidation, mop up, overthrow, putting to death, quenching, release, release, relinquishing, relinquishment, retirement, sack, sacking, settlement, shutdown, tone ending, windup, withdrawal

7. conclusion (communication) a final settlement


SamplesThe conclusion of a business deal.
The conclusion of the peace treaty.


Broader (hypernym)settlement

8. conclusion (communication) the last section of a communication


SamplesIn conclusion I want to say....


Synonymsclose, closing, end, ending


Broader (hypernym)section, subdivision


Narrower (hyponym)anticlimax, bathos, coda, epilog, epilog, epilogue, epilogue, finale, peroration


Part meronymaddress, narration, recital, speech, yarn

9. conclusion (act) the act of making up your mind about something


SamplesThe burden of decision was his.
He drew his conclusions quickly.


Synonymsdecision, determination


Broader (hypernym)choice, option, pick, selection


Narrower (hyponym)appointment, assignment, call, casting lots, designation, drawing lots, move, naming, resolution, sortition









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