- The definition of a conclusion is the last part of something or an opinion reached after some thought.
- An example of conclusion is the final scene in a movie.
- An example of conclusion is the decision to purchase the red sedan after comparing it with the blue sports car.
conclusion definition by Webster's New World
- the end or last part; specif.,
- the last division of a discourse, often containing a summary of what went before
- the last step in a reasoning process; judgment, decision, or opinion formed after investigation or thought
- the third and last part of a syllogism
- the last of a chain of events; outcome
- an act or instance of concluding; final arrangement (of a pact, treaty, etc.)
- the findings of a court as to the existence of an alleged fact or the application of a particular law
- the closing of a plea or address to a court or jury
Origin: Middle English and amp; Old French ; from Classical Latin conclusio, a closing, conclusion ; from past participle of conclude
conclusion definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- The close or last part; the end or finish.
- The result or outcome of an act or process.
- A judgment or decision reached after deliberation. See Synonyms at decision.
- A final arrangement or settlement, as of a treaty.
- Abbr. con. Law The close of a plea or deed.
- Logic a. The proposition that must follow from the major and minor premises in a syllogism.b. The proposition concluded from one or more premises; a deduction.
Origin: Middle English conclusioun, from Old French conclusion, from Latin conclūsiō, conclūsiōn-, from conclūsus, past participle of conclūdere, to end; see conclude.
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