AskDefine | Define conclusive

Dictionary Definition

conclusive adj
1 forming an end or termination; especially putting an end to doubt or question; "conclusive proof"; "the evidence is conclusive" [ant: inconclusive]
2 final and deciding; "the conclusive reason"
3 expressing finality with no implication of possible change; "an absolute (or unequivocal) quarantee to respect the nation's authority"; "inability to make a conclusive (or unequivocal) refusal" [syn: absolute]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. Pertaining to a conclusion
  2. Providing an end to something; decisive.


pertaining to a conclusion



conclusive p

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