reach a conclusion

Definition of reach a conclusion

:to make a judgment or decision after a period of thought or research
  • Scientists have been studying this for years, but haven't reached a conclusion.
often + on/about
  • Scientists haven't yet reached a conclusion on/about the causes of this illness.

Word by Word Definitions

reach play
  1. : to stretch out : extend

  2. : thrust

  3. : to touch or grasp by extending a part of the body (such as a hand) or an object

  1. : a continuous stretch or expanse

  2. : the action or an act of reaching

  3. : an individual part of a progression or journey

conclusion play
  1. : a reasoned judgment : inference

  2. : the necessary consequence of two or more propositions taken as premises

  3. : the last part of something : such as


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