conclude
I (complete) verb abort, adjourn, break off, bring to a close, bring to an end, bring to rest, carry to completion, cease, climax, close, conficere, consummate, culminate, discharge, discontinue, dispose of, end, execute, exhaust, finalize, finire, finish, fulfill, halt, make an end of, make complete, maturate, prosecute to a conclusion, render complete, seal, set at rest, settle, shut down, stop, surcease, terminate associated concepts: conclude a hearing, conclude a trial II (decide) verb choose, come to a determination, condudere, conligere, decide upon, declare, decree, decree by judicial authority, deduce, deem, deliver judgment, determine, end by a decision, find, form a judgment, form a resolution, form an opinion, give a ruling, give an opinion, give judgment, hold, infer, judge, make a decision, make a resolution, make terms, make up ones mind, pass judgment, pronounce a judgment, resolve, rule, seal, settle, settle in ones mind, settle upon, take a decisive step associated concepts: conclusion of guilt, findings III index adjudge, adjudicate, adjust (resolve), ascertain, assume (suppose), award, cap, cease, close (terminate), complete, construe (comprehend), consummate, culminate, decide, deduce, deduct (conclude by reasoning), deem, derive (deduce), determine, discharge (perform), discontinue (abandon), dispatch (dispose of), dissolve (terminate), expect (consider probable), expire, find (determine), finish, fix (settle), generalize, hold (decide), infer, judge, lapse (cease), liquidate (convert into cash), opine, perfect, perform (adhere to), presume, pronounce (pass judgment), read, reason (conclude), result, rule (decide), settle, stop, surmise, suspect (think), terminate, understand

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


conclude
v.
(1) To end; to sum up.
(2) To reach a judgment through reasoning.

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  • conclude — con‧clude [kənˈkluːd] verb 1. [intransitive] to decide that something is true after considering all the facts: • The Stock Exchange concluded that the accounts could be regarded as suspect because they made no reference to such businesses. • We… …   Financial and business terms

  • Conclude — Con*clude , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Concluded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Concluding}.] [L. concludere, conclusum; con + claudere to shut. See {Close}, v. t.] 1. To shut up; to inclose. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The very person of Christ [was] concluded within… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Conclude — Con*clude , v. i. 1. To come to a termination; to make an end; to close; to end; to terminate. [1913 Webster] A train of lies, That, made in lust, conclude in perjuries. Dryden. [1913 Webster] And, to conclude, The victory fell on us. Shak. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • conclude — CONCLÚDE, conclúd, vb. III. tranz. (Rar) A conchide, a încheia. – Din lat., it. concludere. Trimis de Joseph, 16.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  conclúde vb., ind. prez. 1 sg. şi 3 …   Dicționar Român

  • conclude — [v1] finish, come to an end achieve, bring down curtain*, call it a day*, cease, cinch, clinch, close, close out, complete, consummate, crown, desist, draw to close, end, halt, knock off, put the lid on*, put to bed*, round off, stop, terminate,… …   New thesaurus

  • conclude — [kən klo͞od′] vt. concluded, concluding [ME concluden, to conclude < L concludere, to shut up, enclose < com , together + claudere, to shut, CLOSE2] 1. to bring to a close; end; finish 2. to decide by reasoning; infer; deduce 3. to decide;… …   English World dictionary

  • conclude — (v.) early 14c., end an argument, from L. concludere to shut up, enclose, from com together (see COM (Cf. com )) + cludere, comb. form of claudere to shut (see CLOSE (Cf. close) (v.)). Meaning reach a mental conclusion, deduce is from late 14c.,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • conclude — 1 *close, finish, terminate, end, complete Antonyms: open Contrasted words: commence, *begin, start, initiate, inaugurate 2 judge, gather, *infer, deduce Analogous words: reason, speculate (see THINK): * …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • conclude — ► VERB 1) bring or come to an end. 2) arrive at a judgement or opinion by reasoning. 3) formally settle or arrange (a treaty or agreement). ORIGIN Latin concludere, from claudere to shut …   English terms dictionary

  • conclude */*/*/ — UK [kənˈkluːd] / US [kənˈklud] verb Word forms conclude : present tense I/you/we/they conclude he/she/it concludes present participle concluding past tense concluded past participle concluded 1) [transitive] to decide that something is true after …   English dictionary

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