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Wordnet 3.0


1. occurring at or forming an end or termination;
- Example: "his concluding words came as a surprise"
- Example: "the final chapter"
- Example: "the last days of the dinosaurs"
- Example: "terminal leave"
[syn: concluding, final, last, terminal]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Conclude \Con*clude"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Concluded; p. pr. & vb. n. Concluding.] [L. concludere, conclusum; con- + claudere to shut. See Close, v. t.] 1. To shut up; to inclose. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The very person of Christ [was] concluded within the grave. --Hooker. [1913 Webster] 2. To include; to comprehend; to shut up together; to embrace. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] For God hath concluded all in unbelief. --Rom. xi. 32. [1913 Webster] The Scripture hath concluded all under sin. --Gal. iii. 22. [1913 Webster] 3. To reach as an end of reasoning; to infer, as from premises; to close, as an argument, by inferring; -- sometimes followed by a dependent clause. [1913 Webster] No man can conclude God's love or hatred to any person by anything that befalls him. --Tillotson. [1913 Webster] Therefore we conclude that a man is justified by faith. --Rom. iii. 28. [1913 Webster] 4. To make a final determination or judgment concerning; to judge; to decide. [1913 Webster] But no frail man, however great or high, Can be concluded blest before he die. --Addison. [1913 Webster] Is it concluded he shall be protector? --Shak. [1913 Webster] 5. To bring to an end; to close; to finish. [1913 Webster] I will conclude this part with the speech of a counselor of state. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 6. To bring about as a result; to effect; to make; as, to conclude a bargain. "If we conclude a peace." --Shak. [1913 Webster] 7. To shut off; to restrain; to limit; to estop; to bar; -- generally in the passive; as, the defendant is concluded by his own plea; a judgment concludes the introduction of further evidence argument. [1913 Webster] If therefore they will appeal to revelation for their creation they must be concluded by it. --Sir M. Hale. Syn: To infer; decide; determine; settle; close; finish; terminate; end. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

concluding adj 1: occurring at or forming an end or termination; "his concluding words came as a surprise"; "the final chapter"; "the last days of the dinosaurs"; "terminal leave" [syn: concluding, final, last, terminal]