verb (used with object), con·clud·ed, con·clud·ing.
- to shut up or enclose.
- to restrict or confine.
verb (used without object), con·clud·ed, con·clud·ing.
Origin of conclude
Examples from the Web for concludes
The speech to the nation, which concludes Christmas dinner at homes up and down the country, has already been recorded.
Second, conduct an investigation into yourself that concludes you did nothing wrong.Chris Christie Isn’t Out From Under Bridgegate Just Yet|Olivia Nuzzi|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
[If] Judge Fuller concludes that he is morally incapable of continuing in that position, he will resign.
“In the case of autism, the early-life cerebellum might be a target for future intervention,” concludes Dr. Wang.
“Everything I do seems to upset the people around me,” he concludes.
He then expatiates into their Praises, and so concludes this elegant Ode with them.Lectures on Poetry|Joseph Trapp
But far otherwise he concludes: 'Blessed be God, who hath not turned away my prayer, nor His mercy from me.'The Expositor's Bible: The Psalms, Vol. 2|Alexander Maclaren
"Well, I hope that concludes the entertainment for tonight," said Dermot.The Elephant God|Gordon Casserly
This concludes the presentation of texts from the inscriptions.An Introduction to the Study of the Maya Hieroglyphs|Sylvanus Griswold Morley
He concludes with interesting references to the gardens, vineyards, and orchards, of the Abbot of Ely and other monks.On the Portraits of English Authors on Gardening,|Samuel Felton
British Dictionary definitions for concludes
verb (mainly tr)
Word Origin for conclude
Word Origin and History for concludes
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.