Synonyms of conclusion
1 decisionDictionary • We came to the conclusion that it was too difficult to combine the two techniques.
decision • The judge's decision was greeted with dismay.
settlement • a libel settlement
resolution • The UN had passed two major resolutions.
conviction • He will appeal against the conviction.
verdict • The jury returned a unanimous guilty verdict.
judgment • The Court is expected to give its judgment within the next ten days.
deduction • It was a pretty astute deduction.
inference • There were two inferences to be drawn from her letter.
2 endDictionary • At the conclusion of the programme, viewers were invited to phone in.
end • She brought the interview to an abrupt end.
ending • The film has a Hollywood happy ending.
close • His retirement brings to a close a glorious chapter in British football history.
finish • I intend to see the job through to the finish.
completion • The project is near completion.
finale • It was a sad finale to a spectacular career.
termination • a dispute which led to the abrupt termination of trade
result • They were surprised by the result of their trials.
3 outcomeDictionary • Executives said it was the logical conclusion of a process started in 1987.
outcome • It's too early to predict the outcome of the race.
result • This is the result of eating too much fatty food.
upshot • So the upshot is we're going for lunch on Friday.
consequence • Her lawyers said she understood the consequences of her actions.
sequel • The arrests were a direct sequel to the investigations.
culmination • This week's events are the culmination of a long-running row between the two countries.
PHRASE:▷ in conclusion
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closeThe close of a period of time or an activity is the end of it. To bring or draw something to a close means to end it.
• His retirement brings to a close a glorious chapter in British football history.
completionIf you complete something, you finish doing, making, or producing it. (noun)
• The project is near completion.
consequenceThe consequences of something are the results or effects of it.
• Her lawyers said she understood the consequences of her actions.
Thesaurus for conclusion from the Collins English Thesaurus
end or termination