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conclude

[ kuhn-klood ]
/ k蓹n藞klud /
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verb (used with object), con路clud路ed, con路clud路ing.
verb (used without object), con路clud路ed, con路clud路ing.
to come to an end; finish: The meeting concluded at ten o'clock.
to arrive at an opinion or judgment; come to a decision; decide: The jury concluded to set the accused free.
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Origin of conclude

First recorded in 1250鈥1300; Middle English, from Latin concl奴dere 鈥渢o close, end an argument,鈥 equivalent to con- con- + -cl奴dere, combining form of claudere 鈥渢o close

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British Dictionary definitions for conclude

conclude
/ (k蓹n藞klu藧d) /

verb (mainly tr)
(also intr) to come or cause to come to an end or conclusion
(takes a clause as object) to decide by reasoning; deducethe judge concluded that the witness had told the truth
to arrange finally; settleto conclude a treaty; it was concluded that he should go
obsolete to confine

Derived forms of conclude

concluder, noun

Word Origin for conclude

C14: from Latin concl奴dere to enclose, end, from claudere to close
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