Word of the Day: Conclude

con-clude / kən-klo͞od
1. to finish
The teacher should guide the thought of his class, but, if he attempts to do all the talking, he will find when he concludes, that he has been left to do all the thinking. Alonzo Reed, ? – 1889
2. to finalize or settle
Germany has concluded a Non-Aggression Pact with Poland. Adolf Hitler, 1889 – 1945
3. to form an opinion after thinking about something; to deduce
A farmer does not conclude by the mere look of it that a corn is unripe; he tears it open for examination. Nigerian Proverb
4. to reach a decision
You must never conclude, even though everything goes wrong, that you cannot succeed. Norman Vincent Peale, 1898 – 1993