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conclusion

 
Noun conclusion has 9 senses
  1. decision, determination, conclusion - a position or opinion or judgment reached after consideration; "a decision unfavorable to the opposition"; "his conclusion took the evidence into account"; "satisfied with the panel's determination"
    --1 is a kind of judgment, judgement, mind
    --1 has particulars: predeterminaation
  2. conclusion - an intuitive assumption; "jump to a conclusion"
    --2 is a kind of
    assumption, supposition, supposal
    --2 has particulars: non sequitur
  3. stopping point, finale, finis, finish, last, conclusion, close - the temporal end; the concluding time; "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"
    --3 is a kind of end, ending
  4. ending, conclusion, finish - event whose occurrence ends something; "his death marked the ending of an era"; "when these final episodes are broadcast it will be the finish of the show"
    --4 is a kind of happening, occurrence, natural event
    --4 has particulars:
     end, last, final stage; result, resultant, final result, outcome, termination; foregone conclusion, matter of course; destruction, demolition, wipeout; omega, Z; stop, halt; victory, triumph; defeat, licking
  5. conclusion, ratiocination - the proposition arrived at by logical reasoning (such as the proposition that must follow from the major and minor premises of a syllogism)
    --5 is a kind of proposition
    --5 is a part of syllogism
    --5 has parts: major term; minor term
  6. termination, ending, conclusion - the act of ending something; "the termination of the agreement"
    --6 is a kind of change of state
    --6 has particulars:
     demonetization, demonetisation; release, tone ending; completion, culmination, closing, windup, mop up; retirement; relinquishment, relinquishing; dissolution, breakup; overthrow; adjournment, dissolution; dismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, liberation, release, sack, sacking; destruction, devastation; killing, kill, putting to death; abolition, abolishment; liquidation, settlement; withdrawal, drug withdrawal; closure, closedown, closing, shutdown; extinction, extinguishing, quenching; fade, disappearance; abortion; deactivation, defusing; discontinuance, discontinuation
    Derived form: verb conclude2
  7. conclusion - a final settlement; "the conclusion of a business deal"; "the conclusion of the peace treaty"
    --7 is a kind of
    settlement
  8. conclusion, end, close, closing, ending - the last section of a communication; "in conclusion I want to say..."
    --8 is a kind of section, subdivision
    --8 is a part of narration, recital, yarn; address, speech
    --8 has particulars:
     anticlimax, bathos; epilogue, epilog; epilogue, epilog; peroration; finale, coda
  9. decision, determination, conclusion - the act of making up your mind about something; "the burden of decision was his"; "he drew his conclusions quickly"
    --9 is a kind of choice, selection, option, pick
    --9 has particulars:
     appointment, assignment, designation, naming; call; move; casting lots, drawing lots, sortition; resolution
    Derived forms: verb conclude3, verb conclude1
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