Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb conclude

5 senses of conclude

Sense 1
reason, reason out, conclude -- (decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion; "We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house")
       => think, cogitate, cerebrate -- (use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments; "I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere")

Sense 2
conclude -- (bring to a close; "The committee concluded the meeting")
       => end, terminate -- (bring to an end or halt; "She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime"; "The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I")

Sense 3
conclude, resolve -- (reach a conclusion after a discussion or deliberation)
       => agree, hold, concur, concord -- (be in accord; be in agreement; "We agreed on the terms of the settlement"; "I can't agree with you!"; "I hold with those who say life is sacred"; "Both philosophers concord on this point")

Sense 4
conclude, close -- (come to a close; "The concert closed with a nocturne by Chopin")
       => end, stop, finish, terminate, cease -- (have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical; "the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed"; "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"; "My property ends by the bushes"; "The symphony ends in a pianissimo")

Sense 5
conclude -- (reach agreement on; "They concluded an economic agreement"; "We concluded a cease-fire")
       => agree -- (achieve harmony of opinion, feeling, or purpose; "No two of my colleagues would agree on whom to elect chairman")

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