conclude


conclude

verb

Definition of CONCLUDE

1
to bring (an event) to a natural or appropriate stopping point <a brief reminder of tonight's game concluded the announcements>
2
to come to an end <the concert concluded late in the evening>
Related Words desist (from), lay off (of), refrain (from); give over [British], knock off, pack (up or in); break down, conk (out), cut out, stall; pause, stay, suspend; abate, peter (out), wind down
Near Antonyms draw out, extend, prolong, protract
3
to bring about through discussion and compromise <concluded an economic agreement among the world's leading industrial nations>
4
to come to a judgment about after discussion or consideration <he concluded that the reprimand could wait until later>
Synonyms choose, conclude, determine, figure, name, opt, resolve, settle (on or upon)
5
to form an opinion or reach a conclusion through reasoning and information <concluded that only the murderer could possibly have known that information>

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