—v.t. 1. to bring to an end; finish; terminate: to conclude a speech with a quotation from the Bible. 2. to say in conclusion: At the end of the speech he concluded that we had been a fine audience. 3. to bring to a decision or settlement; settle or arrange finally: to conclude a treaty. 4. to determine by reasoning; deduce; infer: They studied the document and concluded that the author must have been an eyewitness. 5. to decide, determine, or resolve: He concluded that he would go no matter what the weather. 6. Obs. a. to shut up or enclose.
b. to restrict or confine.
—v.i. 1. to come to an end; finish: The meeting concluded at ten o'clock. 2. to arrive at an opinion or judgment; come to a decision; decide: The jury concluded to set the accused free.