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1 ending

The end of a word (a suffix or inflectional ending or final morpheme):
— I don't like words that have -ism as an ending.

synonym: termination.

Dutch: uitgang, beëindiging

2 ending

The act of ending something.

synonyms: conclusion, termination.

Dutch: beëindiging, einde, stopzetting
Polish: zakończenie, sfinalizowanie, skończenie, dokończenie, dokonanie, ukończenie, położenie kresu

4 ending

Event whose occurrence ends something:
— His death marked the ending of an era.

synonyms: conclusion, finish.

Dutch: afloop, einde, uiteinde


Roget 67: ending etc. v.; final, terminal, definitive; crowning etc. (completing) 729; last, ultimate; hindermost; rear ... show more

Moby thesaurus: Z, annihilation, apodosis, arrest, bane, bell, biological death, capping, catastrophe, ceasing, cessation, cessation of life, check, checkmate, clinical death, close, closing, coda, completing, completion ... show more.

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1 end

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.

synonym: terminal.

Roget 210: summit, summity; top, peak, vertex, apex, zenith, pinnacle, acme, culmination, meridian, utmost height, ne plus utra, height, ... show more

Roget 154: effect, consequence; aftergrowth, aftercome; derivative, derivation; result; resultant, resultance; upshot, issue, denouement; end ... show more

Dutch: eind, einde, uiteinde
Polish: zakończenie

2 end

The point in time at which something ends:
— The end of the year.
— The ending of warranty period.

synonym: ending.

Dutch: beëindigen
Polish: koniec, kres

3 end

The final stage or concluding parts of an event or occurrence:
— The end was exciting.

synonym: last.

Polish: finał, finisz, zakończenie

4 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.

synonym: goal.

Roget 620: intent, intention, intentionality; purpose; quo animo [Lat.]; project etc. 626; undertaking etc. 676; predetermination etc. 611; ... show more

Dutch: eindbestemming

5 end

A final part or section.

Dutch: slot, end, eind, finale, einde

6 end

A final state:
— He came to a bad end.
— The so-called glorious experiment came to an inglorious end.

synonyms: death, destruction.

Roget 142: cessation, discontinuance, desistance, desinence.    intermission, remission; suspense, suspension; interruption; stop; stopping etc. v.; closure, ... show more

Dutch: eind, einde, end

7 end

The surface at either extremity of a three-dimensional object.

8 end

football The person who plays at one end of the line of scrimmage.

9 end

A boundary marking the extremities of something.

10 end

One of two places from which people are communicating to each other.

11 end

The part you are expected to play.

12 end

The last section of a communication.

synonyms: close, closing, conclusion, ending.

Roget 67: end, close, termination; desinence, conclusion, finis, finale, period, term, terminus, endpoint, last, omega; extreme, ... show more

Dutch: slot
Polish: finał, finisz, zakończenie

13 end

A piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold.

synonyms: oddment, remainder, remnant.

14 end

American football A position on the line of scrimmage.


1 end

Have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical:
— My property ends by the bushes.
— The symphony ends in a pianissimo.

synonyms: cease, finish, stop, terminate.

Roget 67: end, close, finish, terminate, conclude, be all over; expire; die etc. 360; come-, draw-to-a-close etc. n.; ... show more

Dutch: aftrappen, eindigen, nokken, ophouden, stilleggen, stoppen, uitlopen, uitscheiden

2 end

Bring to an end or halt:
— She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime.

synonym: terminate.

Dutch: afsluiten, bedanken, beëindigen, besluiten, eindigen, opzeggen, sluiten, stoppen, termineren

3 end

Be the end of; be the last or concluding part of:
— This sad scene ended the movie.

synonym: terminate.

4 end

Put an end to.

Moby thesaurus: Friday, Friday the thirteenth, abandon, abort, accomplishment, acme, afterglow, afterimage, aim, all, allotment, allowance, amateur athlete, annihilate, annihilation, answer, apogee, appointed lot, archer, arrest ... show more.

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