- 1The end or finish of an event, process, or text: the conclusion of World War TwoMore example sentences
- So the fact that I ended up extremely dirty at the conclusion of the event was no big deal to me.
- At the conclusion of the event, attendees will exchange their Sergio Day gifts as they enjoy the stupendous Sergio Aragonés fireworks display.
- This means that as of today, he has just one audition to go - which means we are all closer to the conclusion of this process than the beginning, still an amazing idea.
- 1.1The summing-up of an argument or text: in the conclusion we highlight these and other important issuesMore example sentences
- That is the strongest argument against the conclusions of the Green member who has just resumed her seat.
- This is the conclusion on my arguments in the supplementary submissions.
- The result is happy - if you follow the argument and its suggestive conclusions.
- 1.2 [mass noun] The formal and final arrangement of an agreement: the conclusion of a free-trade accordMore example sentences
- News about stricter visa requirements came alongside reports of a Philippine-Japan free trade agreement nearing conclusion.
- In December, Japan and the EU signed a provisional accord that opened the way for conclusion of the final pact.
- Some even say the alliance could include Iran, and point to India's recent conclusion of a strategic agreement with that country as a sign of things to come.
- 2A judgement or decision reached by reasoning: each research group came to a similar conclusionMore example sentences
- The Commission decision must contain reasons for the conclusion reached.
- Oddly enough, Koplow's conclusion is in agreement with the Bush administration that also wishes to preserve the stockpiles.
- I don't know all that's going on, so I can't make that final conclusion.
- 2.1 Logic A proposition that is reached from given premises.More example sentences
- Reid gave Hume credit for taking Locke's premisses to their logical conclusion.
- Alternatively, the premises logically entail the conclusion.
- In both premisses and conclusions, these two strands of contract theory are, morally speaking, a world apart.
- Lastly; to sum up: in conclusion, it is clear that the market is maturingMore example sentences
- Finally, and in conclusion, I personally think that ‘Prohibition’ is never going to be a ‘good’ idea.
- So, in conclusion, let's talk about something else.
- So, in conclusion, when is the best time to visit Florida?
jump (or leap) to conclusions (or the conclusion)
- Make a hasty judgement before considering all the facts: they are imagining things, jumping to conclusions investigators jumped to the conclusion that tropical deforestation was to blameMore example sentences
- Ruffini simply counted the use of certain expressions, then leaped to conclusions about liberal bias.
- But, one should be careful before leaping to conclusions about what the joke implies about the teller.
- Just being seen in certain situations can spark giant leaps to conclusions with no basis in fact.
try conclusions with
- • formal Engage in a trial of skill or argument with.More example sentences
- If Canada really wanted to try conclusions with him he should do it in the context of class.
- The Athgarvan team journey over to Kildare on Sunday to try conclusions with the ‘Sons.’
- Perhaps it was as well for the Pope that he died before trying conclusions with that tough and capable Norman.
late Middle English: from Latin conclusio(n-), from the verb concludere (see conclude).