Search Result for "in conclusion":
Wordnet 3.0


1. the item at the end;
- Example: "last, I'll discuss family values"
[syn: last, lastly, in conclusion, finally]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Conclusion \Con*clu"sion\, n. [F., fr. L. conclusio. See Conclude.] 1. The last part of anything; close; termination; end. [1913 Webster] A fluorish of trumpets announced the conclusion of the contest. --Prescott. [1913 Webster] 2. Final decision; determination; result. [1913 Webster] And the conclusion is, she shall be thine. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Any inference or result of reasoning. [1913 Webster] 4. (Logic) The inferred proposition of a syllogism; the necessary consequence of the conditions asserted in two related propositions called premises. See Syllogism. [1913 Webster] He granted him both the major and minor, but denied him the conclusion. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 5. Drawing of inferences. [Poetic] [1913 Webster] Your wife Octavia, with her modest eyes And still conclusion. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 6. An experiment, or something from which a conclusion may be drawn. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] We practice likewise all conclusions of grafting and inoculating. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 7. (Law) (a) The end or close of a pleading, e.g., the formal ending of an indictment, "against the peace," etc. (b) An estoppel or bar by which a person is held to a particular position. --Wharton. [1913 Webster] Conclusion to the country (Law), the conclusion of a pleading by which a party "puts himself upon the country," i.e., appeals to the verdict of a jury. --Mozley & W. In conclusion. (a) Finally. (b) In short. To try conclusions, to make a trial or an experiment. [1913 Webster] Like the famous ape, To try conclusions, in the basket creep. --Shak. Syn: Inference; deduction; result; consequence; end; decision. See Inference. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

in conclusion adv 1: the item at the end; "last, I'll discuss family values" [syn: last, lastly, in conclusion, finally]