Antonyms for conclude

Grammar : Verb
Spell : kuh n-klood
Phonetic Transcription : kənˈklud

Definition of conclude

Origin :
  • early 14c., "end an argument," from Latin concludere "to shut up, enclose," from com- "together" (see com-) + -cludere, comb. form of claudere "to shut" (see close (v.)). Meaning "reach a mental conclusion, deduce" is from late 14c., a sense also in Latin. Related: Concluded; concluding.
  • verb finish, come to an end
  • verb decide, deduce
  • verb settle, resolve
Example sentences :
  • All he could conclude was that it was not ophthalmia or trachoma.
  • Extract from : « The Leopard Woman » by Stewart Edward White
  • I soon found what had put Jason in such a hurry to conclude this business.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 4 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • Then we may conclude that my friend Mrs. Luttridge is not yet come to Rantipole.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 3 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • On the 9th, Nelson landed again, to conclude the terms of the armistice.
  • Extract from : « The Life of Horatio Lord Nelson » by Robert Southey
  • But he cannot miss it, I think: and must conclude that it is put there for him to take away.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • So we may conclude that at least 6,400 years ago Neolithic man used the cave.
  • Extract from : « English Villages » by P. H. Ditchfield
  • It was better for him to tell you himself, sir; as I conclude he has now done.
  • Extract from : « The Channings » by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • But I see that I must conclude without having exhausted my matter.
  • Extract from : « Freeland » by Theodor Hertzka
  • They are very wicked: for in spite of your virtue they conclude you to be ruined.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 3 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • But she will conclude a letter she is writing to Miss Howe, before she will see me.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 3 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson

Synonyms for conclude

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