A lot of thesaurus - A little bit dictionary


Overview of noun end

1. end, terminal -- (either extremity of something that has length; "the end of the pier"; "she knotted the end of the thread"; "they rode to the end of the line"; "the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix")

2. end, ending -- (the point in time at which something ends

; "the end of the year"; "the ending of warranty period")

3. end, last, final stage -- (the concluding parts of an event or occurrence; "the end was exciting"; "I had to miss the last of the movie")

4. goal, end -- (the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it; "the ends justify the means")

5. end -- (a final part or section; "we have given it at the end of the section since it involves the calculus"; "Start at the beginning and go on until you come to the end")

6. end, destruction, death -- (a final state; "he came to a bad end"; "the so-called glorious experiment came to an inglorious end")

7. end -- (the surface at either extremity of a three-dimensional object; "one end of the box was marked `This side up'")

8. end -- ((football) the person who plays at one end of the line of scrimmage; "the end managed to hold onto the pass")

9. end -- (a boundary marking the extremities of something; "the end of town")

10. end -- (one of two places from which people are communicating to each other; "the phone rang at the other end"; "both ends wrote at the same time")

11. end -- (the part you are expected to play; "he held up his end")

12. conclusion, end, close, closing, ending -- (the last section of a communication; "in conclusion I want to say...")

13. end, remainder, remnant, oddment -- (a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold)

14. end -- ((American football) a position on the line of scrimmage; "no one wanted to play end")

Overview of verb end

1. end, stop, finish, terminate, cease -- (have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical; "the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed"; "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"; "My property ends

by the bushes"; "The symphony ends in a pianissimo")

2. end, terminate -- (bring to an end or halt; "She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime"; "The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I")

3. end, terminate -- (be the end of; be the last or concluding part of; "This sad scene ended the movie")

4. end -- (put an end to; "The terrible news ended our hopes that he had survived")

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