- Either extremity of something that has length.
- usage: "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"
- synonyms: terminal
- The point in time at which something ends.
- usage: "the end of the year"; "the ending of warranty period"
- synonyms: ending
- The concluding parts of an event or occurrence.
- usage: "the end was exciting"; "I had to miss the last of the movie"
- The state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it.
- usage: "the ends justify the means"
- synonyms: goal
- A final part or section.
- usage: "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"
- A final state.
- usage: "he came to a bad end"; "the so-called glorious experiment came to an inglorious end"
- The surface at either extremity of a three-dimensional object.
- usage: "one end of the box was marked `This side up'"
- Football) the person who plays at one end of the line of scrimmage. (
- usage: "the end managed to hold onto the pass"
- A boundary marking the extremities of something.
- usage: "the end of town"
- One of two places from which people are communicating to each other.
- usage: "the phone rang at the other end"; "both ends wrote at the same time"
- The part you are expected to play.
- usage: "he held up his end"
- The last section of a communication.
- usage: "in conclusion I want to say..."
- A piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold.
- American football. ( a position on the line of scrimmage)
- usage: "no one wanted to play end"
- Have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical.
- usage: "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"
- Bring to an end or halt.
- usage: "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"
- synonyms: terminate
- Be the end of; be the last or concluding part of.
- usage: "This sad scene ended the movie"
- synonyms: terminate
- Put an end to.
- usage: "The terrible news ended our hopes that he had survived"
WordNet 3.0 © 2006 by Princeton University
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|Chicago||WordNet. 2010. "end" http://smartdefine.org/end/definitions/1191835 (accessed December 14, 2017).|
|Harvard||WordNet 2010, end, Smart Define, viewed 14 December, 2017, <http://smartdefine.org/end/definitions/1191835>.|
|MLA||WordNet. "end" 23 October 2010. Web. 14 December 2017. <http://smartdefine.org/end/definitions/1191835>|