Conclusion vs. Premise

Conclusion vs. Premise — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Conclusion and Premise

Conclusionnoun

The end, finish, close or last part of something.

Premisenoun

A proposition antecedently supposed or proved; something previously stated or assumed as the basis of further argument; a condition; a supposition.

Conclusionnoun

The outcome or result of a process or act.

Premisenoun

(logic) Any of the first propositions of a syllogism, from which the conclusion is deduced.

Conclusionnoun

A decision reached after careful thought.

The board has come to the conclusion that the proposed takeover would not be in the interest of our shareholders.

Premisenoun

Matters previously stated or set forth; especially, that part in the beginning of a deed, the office of which is to express the grantor and grantee, and the land or thing granted or conveyed, and all that precedes the habendum; the thing demised or granted.

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Conclusionnoun

(logic) In an argument or syllogism, the proposition that follows as a necessary consequence of the premises.

Premisenoun

A piece of real estate; a building and its adjuncts. (This meaning arose from meaning #3, by owners of land and/or buildings finding the word in their title deeds and wrongly guessing its meaning.)

trespass on another’s premises

Conclusionnoun

(obsolete) An experiment, or something from which a conclusion may be drawn.

Premisenoun

(authorship) The fundamental concept that drives the plot of a film or other story.

Conclusionnoun

(legal) The end or close of a pleading, e.g. the formal ending of an indictment, "against the peace", etc.

Premiseverb

To state or assume something as a proposition to an argument.

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Conclusionnoun

(legal) An estoppel or bar by which a person is held to a particular position.

Premiseverb

To make a premise.

Conclusionnoun

a position or opinion or judgment reached after consideration;

a decision unfavorable to the oppositionhis conclusion took the evidence into accountsatisfied with the panel's determination

Premiseverb

To set forth beforehand, or as introductory to the main subject; to offer previously, as something to explain or aid in understanding what follows.

Conclusionnoun

an intuitive assumption;

jump to a conclusion

Premiseverb

To send before the time, or beforehand; hence, to cause to be before something else; to employ previously.

Conclusionnoun

the temporal end; the concluding time;

the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bellthe market was up at the finishthey were playing better at the close of the season

Premisenoun

a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn;

on the assumption that he has been injured we can infer that he will not to play

Conclusionnoun

event whose occurrence ends something;

his death marked the ending of an erawhen these final episodes are broadcast it will be the finish of the show

Premiseverb

set forth beforehand, often as an explanation;

He premised these remarks so that his readers might understand

Conclusionnoun

the proposition arrived at by logical reasoning (such as the proposition that must follow from the major and minor premises of a syllogism)

Premiseverb

furnish with a preface or introduction;

She always precedes her lectures with a jokeHe prefaced his lecture with a critical remark about the institution

Conclusionnoun

the act of ending something;

the termination of the agreement

Premiseverb

take something as preexisting and given

Conclusionnoun

a final settlement;

the conclusion of a business dealthe conclusion of the peace treaty

Conclusionnoun

the last section of a communication;

in conclusion I want to say...

Conclusionnoun

the act of making up your mind about something;

the burden of decision was hishe drew his conclusions quickly