Student Thesaurus

One entry found for conclusion.
Entry Word: conclusion
Function: noun
Text: 1 an opinion arrived at through a process of reasoning <the detective's conclusion that the murderer had to be left-handed>
Synonyms deduction, determination, inference
Related Words decision, judgment (or judgement), ruling, verdict; conjecture, guess, surmise; assumption, presumption, supposition
2 a position arrived at after consideration <came to the conclusion that we couldn't go on vacation while the dog was sick> -- see DECISION 1
3 a condition or occurrence traceable to a cause <all their efforts came to no practical conclusion> -- see EFFECT 1
4 the last part of a process or action <the conclusion of the speech was a brief summary> -- see FINALE
5 the stopping of a process or activity <a bell signaled the conclusion of the event> -- see END 1