1. reason, reason out, conclude, think, cogitate, cerebrate

usage: decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion; "We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house"

2. conclude, end, terminate

usage: bring to a close; "The committee concluded the meeting"

3. conclude, resolve, agree, hold, concur, concord

usage: reach a conclusion after a discussion or deliberation

4. conclude, close, end, stop, finish, terminate, cease

usage: come to a close; "The concert closed with a nocturne by Chopin"

5. conclude, agree

usage: reach agreement on; "They concluded an economic agreement"; "We concluded a cease-fire"


1. concluding, final, last, terminal, closing (vs. opening)

usage: occurring at or forming an end or termination; "his concluding words came as a surprise"; "the final chapter"; "the last days of the dinosaurs"; "terminal leave"

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