English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'conclude'

(verb) 
Definition
to decide by reasoning
We concluded that he was telling the truth.
Synonyms
decide
The goal that decided the match came just before half-time.
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suppose
The problem was more complex than he supposed.
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determine
I determined that I would ask him outright.
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assume
It is a mistake to assume that the two are similar.
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gather
I gather his report is highly critical of the project.
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reckon (informal)
He reckoned he was still fond of her.
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work out
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infer
I inferred from what she said that you have not been well.
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deduce
She hoped he hadn't deduced the reason for her visit.
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surmise
She surmised that they had discovered one of the illegal streets.
(verb) 
Definition
to come or bring to an end
The evening concluded with dinner and speeches.
Synonyms
come to an end
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end
The book ends on a lengthy description of Hawaii.
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close
He closed the meeting with his customary address.
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finish
The teaching day finished at around 4pm.
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wind up
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draw to a close
Opposites
(verb) 
Definition
to come or bring to an end
They concluded their annual summit meeting today.
Synonyms
bring to an end
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end
Talks have resumed to try to end the fighting.
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close
There are rumours of plans to close the local college.
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finish
He was cheered when he finished his speech.
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complete
He had just completed his first novel.
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wind up
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terminate
Her next remark abruptly terminated the conversation.
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round off
Opposites
(verb) 
Definition
to arrange or settle finally
If the clubs cannot conclude a deal, an independent tribunal will decide.
Synonyms
accomplish
If we all work together, I think we can accomplish our goal.
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effect
Prospects for effecting real political change have taken a step backward.
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settle
As far as I'm concerned, the matter was settled yesterday.
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bring about
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fix
He's fixed a time when I can see him.
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carry out
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resolve
She resolved to report the matter.
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clinch
We are about to clinch a deal with an American manufacturer.
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pull off
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bring off (informal)

Additional synonyms

in the sense of assume
Definition
to take to be true without proof
It is a mistake to assume that the two are similar.
Synonyms
in the sense of clinch
Definition
to settle (an argument or agreement) decisively
We are about to clinch a deal with an American manufacturer.
Synonyms
sew up (informal),
close out,
set the seal on
in the sense of close
Definition
to end
He closed the meeting with his customary address.

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