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Culminate vs. Conclude

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Culminateverb

Of a heavenly body, to be at the highest point, reach its greatest altitude.

Concludeverb

(intransitive) To end; to come to an end.

‘The story concluded with a moral.’;

Culminateverb

To reach the (physical) summit, highest point, peak etc.

Concludeverb

(transitive) To bring to an end; to close; to finish.

Culminateverb

To reach a climax; to come to the decisive point (especially as an end or conclusion).

‘Their messy breakup culminated in a restraining order.’; ‘The class will culminate with a rigorous examination.’;

Concludeverb

(transitive) To bring about as a result; to effect; to make.

‘to conclude a bargain’;

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Culminateverb

(transitive) To finalize, bring to a conclusion, form the climax of.

Concludeverb

(transitive) To come to a conclusion, to a final decision.

‘From the evidence, I conclude that this man was murdered.’;

Culminateadjective

(anatomy) Relating to the culmen

Concludeverb

(obsolete) To make a final determination or judgment concerning; to judge; to decide.

Culminateverb

To reach its highest point of altitude; to come to the meridian; to be vertical or directly overhead.

‘As when his beams at noonCulminate from the equator.’;

Concludeverb

To shut off; to restrain; to limit; to estop; to bar;generally in the passive.

‘The defendant is concluded by his own plea.’; ‘A judgment concludes the introduction of further evidence.’;

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Culminateverb

To reach the highest point, as of rank, size, power, numbers, etc.

‘The reptile race culminated in the secondary era.’; ‘The house of Burgundy was rapidly culminating.’;

Concludeverb

(obsolete) To shut up; to enclose.

Culminateadjective

Growing upward, as distinguished from a lateral growth; - applied to the growth of corals.

Concludeverb

(obsolete) To include; to comprehend; to shut up together; to embrace.

Culminateverb

end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage;

‘The meeting culminated in a tearful embrace’;

Concludeverb

(logic) to deduce, to infer develop a causal relation

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Culminateverb

bring to a head or to the highest point;

‘Seurat culminated pointillism’;

Concludeverb

To shut up; to inclose.

‘The very person of Christ [was] concluded within the grave.’;

Culminateverb

reach the highest or most decisive point

Concludeverb

To include; to comprehend; to shut up together; to embrace.

‘For God hath concluded all in unbelief.’; ‘The Scripture hath concluded all under sin.’;

Culminateverb

of a celestial body: reach its highest altitude or the meridian

Concludeverb

To reach as an end of reasoning; to infer, as from premises; to close, as an argument, by inferring; - sometimes followed by a dependent clause.

‘No man can conclude God's love or hatred to any person by anything that befalls him.’; ‘Therefore we conclude that a man is justified by faith.’;

Culminateverb

rise to, or form, a summit;

‘The helmet culminated in a crest’;

Concludeverb

To make a final determination or judgment concerning; to judge; to decide.

‘But no frail man, however great or high,Can be concluded blest before he die.’; ‘Is it concluded he shall be protector?’;

Concludeverb

To bring to an end; to close; to finish.

‘I will conclude this part with the speech of a counselor of state.’;

Concludeverb

To bring about as a result; to effect; to make; as, to conclude a bargain.

Concludeverb

To shut off; to restrain; to limit; to estop; to bar; - generally in the passive; as, the defendant is concluded by his own plea; a judgment concludes the introduction of further evidence argument.

‘If therefore they will appeal to revelation for their creation they must be concluded by it.’;

Concludeverb

To come to a termination; to make an end; to close; to end; to terminate.

‘A train of lies,That, made in lust, conclude in perjuries.’; ‘And, to conclude,The victory fell on us.’;

Concludeverb

To form a final judgment; to reach a decision.

‘Can we conclude upon Luther's instability?’; ‘Conclude and be agreed.’;

Concludeverb

decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion;

‘We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house’;

Concludeverb

bring to a close;

‘The committee concluded the meeting’;

Concludeverb

reach a conclusion after a discussion or deliberation

Concludeverb

come to a close;

‘The concert closed with a nocturne by Chopin’;

Concludeverb

reach agreement on;

‘They concluded an economic agreement’; ‘We concluded a cease-fire’;

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