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End

Pronunciation: ĕnd
n.1.The extreme or last point or part of any material thing considered lengthwise (the extremity of breadth being side); hence, extremity, in general; the concluding part; termination; close; limit; as, the end of a field, line, pole, road; the end of a year, of a discourse; put an end to pain; - opposed to beginning, when used of anything having a first part.
Better is the end of a thing than the beginning thereof.
- Eccl. vii. 8.
2.Point beyond which no procession can be made; conclusion; issue; result, whether successful or otherwise; conclusive event; consequence.
My guilt be on my head, and there an end.
- Shak.
3.Termination of being; death; destruction; extermination; also, cause of death or destruction.
I shall see an end of him.
- Shak.
4.The object aimed at in any effort considered as the close and effect of exertion; ppurpose; intention; aim; as, to labor for private or public ends.
Losing her, the end of living lose.
- Dryden.
When every man is his own end, all things will come to a bad end.
- Coleridge.
5.That which is left; a remnant; a fragment; a scrap; as, odds and ends.
6.(Carpet Manuf.) One of the yarns of the worsted warp in a Brussels carpet.
An end
a - On end; upright; erect; endways.
b - To the end; continuously.
- Spenser
End bulb
(Anat.) one of the bulblike bodies in which some sensory nerve fibers end in certain parts of the skin and mucous membranes; - also called end corpuscles.
- Richardson.
End fly
a bobfly.
End for end
one end for the other; in reversed order.
End man
the last man in a row; one of the two men at the extremities of a line of minstrels.
End on
(Naut.) bow foremost.
End organ
(Anat.) the structure in which a nerve fiber ends, either peripherally or centrally.
End plate
(Anat.) one of the flat expansions in which motor nerve fibers terminate on muscular fibers.
End play
(Mach.) movement endwise, or room for such movement.
End stone
(Horol.) one of the two plates of a jewel in a timepiece; the part that limits the pivot's end play.
Ends of the earth
the remotest regions of the earth.
In the end
finally.
On end
upright; erect.
- Shak.
To the end
in order.
To make both ends meet
to live within one's income.
- Bacon.
To put an end to
to destroy.
- Fuller.
v. t.1.To bring to an end or conclusion; to finish; to close; to terminate; as, to end a speech.
[imp. & p. p. Ended; p. pr. & vb. n. Ending.]
On the seventh day God ended his work.
- Gen. ii. 2.
2.To form or be at the end of; as, the letter k ends the word back.
3.To destroy; to put to death.
To end up
to lift or tilt, so as to set on end; as, to end up a hogshead.
v. i.1.To come to the ultimate point; to be finished; to come to a close; to cease; to terminate; as, a voyage ends; life ends; winter ends.
Noun1.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"
2.end - the point in time at which something ends; "the end of the year"; "the ending of warranty period"
Synonyms: ending
Antonyms:
commencement, get-go, offset, outset, showtime, starting time, beginning, start, kickoff, first - the time at which something is supposed to begin; "they got an early start"; "she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her"
middle - time between the beginning and the end of a temporal period; "the middle of the war"; "rain during the middle of April"
3.end - the concluding parts of an event or occurrence; "the end was exciting"; "I had to miss the last of the movie"
Synonyms: final stage, last
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"
Synonyms: goal
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"
Antonyms:
beginning - the first part or section of something; "`It was a dark and stormy night' is a hackneyed beginning for a story"
middle - an intermediate part or section; "A whole is that which has beginning, middle, and end"- Aristotle
6.end - a final state; "he came to a bad end"; "the so-called glorious experiment came to an inglorious end"
Synonyms: destruction, death
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 - 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"
10.end - a boundary marking the extremities of something; "the end of town"
11.end - the part you are expected to play; "he held up his end"
12.end - the last section of a communication; "in conclusion I want to say..."
13.end - a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold
14.end - a position on the line of scrimmage; "no one wanted to play end"
Verb1.end - 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"
Synonyms: cease, terminate, finish, stop
Antonyms:
begin, start - have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense; "The DMZ begins right over the hill"; "The second movement begins after the Allegro"; "Prices for these homes start at $250,000"
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"; "The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WWI"
Synonyms: terminate
Antonyms:
begin, commence, set out, start, start out, set about, get down, get - take the first step or steps in carrying out an action; "We began working at dawn"; "Who will start?"; "Get working as soon as the sun rises!"; "The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia"; "He began early in the day"; "Let's get down to work now"
commence, lead off, start, begin - set in motion, cause to start; "The U.S. started a war in the Middle East"; "The Iraqis began hostilities"; "begin a new chapter in your life"
3.end - be the end of; be the last or concluding part of; "This sad scene ended the movie"
Synonyms: terminate
4.end - put an end to; "The terrible news ended our hopes that he had survived"
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