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  Definition of end
  1. a position on the line of scrimmage; "no one wanted to play end"
  2. the part you are expected to play; "he held up his end"
  3. a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold
  4. 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"
  5. 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"
  6. the last section of a communication; "in conclusion I want to say..."
  7. the concluding parts of an event or occurrence; "the end was exciting"; "I had to miss the last of the movie"
  8. a boundary marking the extremities of something; "the end of town"
  9. 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"
  10. the surface at either extremity of a three-dimensional object; "one end of the box was marked `This side up''"
  11. 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"
  12. (football) the person who plays at one end of the line of scrimmage; "the end managed to hold onto the pass"
  13. a final state; "he came to a bad end"; "the so-called glorious experiment came to an inglorious end"
  14. the point in time at which something ends; "the end of the year"; "the ending of warranty period"
  15. 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"
  16. put an end to; "The terrible news ended our hopes that he had survived"
  17. 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 end
  18. be the end of; be the last or concluding part of; "This sad scene ended the movie"
Similar Words: remainder, remnant, oddment, goal, conclusion, close, closing, ending, last, final stage, destruction, death, terminate, stop, finish, cease


Hyponyms: fag end, aim, object, objective, target, bourn, bourne, end-all, destination, terminus, no-goal, purpose, intent, intention, design, anticlimax, bathos, epilogue, epilog, peroration, finale, coda, endgame, end game, homestretch, passing, bitter end, bitthead, heel, point, pole, magnetic pole, railhead, yardarm, nerve ending, nerve end, telomere, end point, endpoint, termination, finish, goal, tip, split end, tight end, death, last, dying, demise, period, year-end, stopping point, finis, conclusion, close, cease, tail, tail end, last gasp, expiration, expiry, terminus ad quem, terminal point, limit, close out, abort, culminate, lift, raise, ax, axe, stamp out, kill, dissolve, break up, break, break off, discontinue, stop, interrupt, stub out, crush out, extinguish, press out, finalize, finalise, settle, nail down, complete, closure, cloture, decide, resolve, adjudicate, conclude, phase out, pass away, lapse, cut out, go out, adjourn, recess, vanish, disappear, climax, run out, run low, run short, go, go away, turn out, come out


Part Meronyms: plan of action, narration, recital, yarn, address, speech


Member Meronyms: football team, eleven


Derivational Morphology: remain, terminate, stop, finish, cease, conclude, close, die, termination, ending, conclusion, destruction, death, last, final stage, closing, end point, endpoint, terminus, stopping point, finale, finis, finishing, destination


Anagrams: den


Language Translations:
Albanian: mbaron   Bosnian: kraj and svršiti and završiti  
Breton: diwezh and echuiñ   Bulgarian: край and приключвам  
Catalan: acabar   Croatian: svršiti  
Danish: ende   Dutch: einde and eindigen  
Estonian: lõpetama and lõppema   Finnish: lopettaa and loppu and loppua  
French: fin and finir   German: beenden and Ende and enden  
Greek: : τελειώνω and τέλος and τελειώνω   Hebrew: סוף  
Hungarian: befejeződik and vég   Ido: finar and fino  
Indonesian: akhir and berakhir   Italian: fine  
Japanese: 終了   Korean:  
Kurdish: dawî and qedandin and qedîn   Latin: finis  
Maltese: tmiem   Polish: koniec and kończyć and skończyć  
Romanian: sfârşi and sfârşit   Russian: конец and кончиться and окончать  
Slovak: koniec and skončiť   Slovene: konec and končati  
Spanish: acabar and fin   Tagalog: katapusan and tapusin and tumapos  
Turkish: bitmek and son  
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