1. a position or opinion or judgment reached after consideration

- his conclusion took the evidence into account

Similar word(s): decision, determination

Definition categories: thought, judgement, judgment, mind

2. an intuitive assumption

- jump to a conclusion

Definition categories: thought, assumption, supposal, supposition

3. the temporal end; the concluding time

Similar word(s): close, finale, finis, finish, last

Definition categories: time, end, ending

4. event whose occurrence ends something

Similar word(s): ending, finish

Definition categories: event, happening, occurrence, occurrent

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

Similar word(s): ratiocination

Definition categories: communication, proposition

6. the act of ending something

Similar word(s): ending, termination

Definition categories: act

7. a final settlement

- the conclusion of a business deal

- the conclusion of the peace treaty

Definition categories: communication, settlement

8. the last section of a communication

- in conclusion I want to say...

Similar word(s): close, closing, end, ending

Definition categories: communication, section, subdivision

9. the act of making up your mind about something

- he drew his conclusions quickly

Similar word(s): decision, determination

Definition categories: act, choice, option, pick, selection

Sentences with conclusion as a noun:

- The board has come to the conclusion that the proposed takeover would not be in the interest of our shareholders.