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- (intransitive) To end; to come to an end.
- The story concluded with a moral.
- 1749, Henry Fielding, The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling:
- He inveighed against the folly of making oneself liable for the debts of others; vented many bitter execrations against the brother; and concluded with wishing something could be done for the unfortunate family.
- (transitive) To bring to an end; to close; to finish.
- a. 1627 (date written), Francis [Bacon], “Considerations Touching a VVarre vvith Spaine. […]”, in William Rawley, editor, Certaine Miscellany VVorks of the Right Honourable Francis Lo. Verulam, Viscount S. Alban. […], London: […] I. Hauiland for Humphrey Robinson, […], published 1629, →OCLC:
- I will conclude this part with the speech of a counsellor of state.
- (transitive) To bring about as a result; to effect; to make.
- to conclude a bargain
- (transitive) To come to a conclusion, to a final decision.
- From the evidence, I conclude that this man was murdered.
- (obsolete) To make a final determination or judgment concerning; to judge; to decide.
- 1717, Joseph Addison, Metamorphoses:
- But no frail man, however great or high, / Can be concluded blest before he die.
- To shut off; to restrain; to limit; to estop; to bar; generally in the passive.
- The defendant is concluded by his own plea.
- A judgment concludes the introduction of further evidence.
- (obsolete) To shut up; to enclose.
- (obsolete) To include; to comprehend; to shut up together; to embrace; to confine.
- 1601, Ben Jonson, The Poetaster, act IV, scene VIII originally but scene VII in Gifford’s 1816 edition volume II, page 493:
- Banisht the Court? Let me be banisht Life;
Since the chief end of Life is there concluded:
Within the Court is all the Kingdom bounded,
And as her sacred Sphear doth comprehend
Ten thousand times so much, as so much Place
In any part of all the Empire else;
So every Body, moving in her Sphear,
Contains Ten thousand times as much in him,
As any other, her choice Orb excludes.
- (logic) to deduce, to infer (develop a causal relation)
to come to a final decision
develop a causal relation
- to conclude
- to conclude
conjugation of conclude (third conjugation, past participle in -s)
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|present||să conclud||să concluzi||să concludă||să concludem||să concludeți||să concludă|
|negative||nu conclude||nu concludeți|