Conclusion vs. Premise

Conclusion vs. Premise — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Conclusion and Premise

Conclusionnoun

The close or last part; the end or finish

the conclusion of the festivities.

Premisenoun

A proposition upon which an argument is based or from which a conclusion is drawn.

Conclusionnoun

The result or outcome of an act or process

What was the conclusion of all these efforts?.

Premisenoun

One of the propositions in a deductive argument.

Conclusionnoun

A judgment or decision reached after deliberation.

Premisenoun

Either the major or the minor proposition of a syllogism, from which the conclusion is drawn.

Conclusionnoun

A final arrangement or settlement, as of a treaty.

Premisenoun

Land, the buildings on it, or both the land and the buildings on it.

Conclusionnoun

(Law) The formal closing of a legal complaint or pleading.

Premisenoun

A building or particular portion of a building.

Conclusionnoun

A proposition that follows from the premises of a formal proof, for instance from the major and minor premises of a syllogism.

Premisenoun

(Law) The part of a deed that states the details of the conveyance of the property.

Conclusionnoun

The proposition concluded from one or more premises; a deduction.

Premiseverb

To provide a basis for; base

"The American Revolution had been premised on a tacit bargain that regional conflicts would be subordinated to the need for unity among the states" (Ron Chernow).

Conclusionnoun

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

Premiseverb

To state or assume as a proposition in an argument.

Conclusionnoun

The outcome or result of a process or act.

Premiseverb

To state in advance as an introduction or explanation.

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

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

Conclusionnoun

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

Premisenoun

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

Conclusionnoun

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

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.

Conclusionnoun

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

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

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

Premisenoun

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

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 state or assume something as a proposition to an argument.

Conclusionnoun

an intuitive assumption;

jump to a conclusion

Premiseverb

To make a premise.

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

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

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

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

Conclusionnoun

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

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

the act of ending something;

the termination of the agreement

Premiseverb

set forth beforehand, often as an explanation;

He premised these remarks so that his readers might understand

Conclusionnoun

a final settlement;

the conclusion of a business dealthe conclusion of the peace treaty

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 last section of a communication;

in conclusion I want to say...

Premiseverb

take something as preexisting and given

Conclusionnoun

the act of making up your mind about something;

the burden of decision was hishe drew his conclusions quickly