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end

 
Noun end has 14 senses
  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"
    --1 is a kind of
    extremity
    --1 has particulars:
     bitter end; bitthead; heel; point; pole, magnetic pole; railhead; terminus; yardarm; nerve ending, nerve end; telomere; heel; end point, endpoint, termination, terminus; finish, destination, goal; tip
    Derived form: verb end1
  2. end, ending - the point in time at which something ends; "the end of the year"; "the ending of warranty period"
    --2 is a kind of point, point in time
    Antonyms: beginning, commencement, first, outset, get-go, start, kickoff, starting time, showtime, offset, middle
    --2 has particulars:
     death, last; death, dying, demise; period; year-end; stopping point, finale, finis, finish, last, conclusion, close; cease; fag end, tail, tail end; last gasp; termination, expiration, expiry; terminus ad quem, terminal point, limit
    Derived forms: verb end4, verb end3, verb end2, verb end1
  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"
    --3 is a kind of ending, conclusion, finish
    --3 has particulars:
     endgame, end game; endgame, end game; homestretch; passing
    Derived forms: verb end4, verb end3, verb end2, verb end1
  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"
    --4 is a kind of content, cognitive content, mental object
    --4 is a part of plan of action
    --4 has particulars:
     aim, object, objective, target; bourn, bourne; end-all; destination, terminus; no-goal; purpose, intent, intention, aim, design; intention
  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"
    --5 is a kind of
    part, section, division
    Antonyms: beginning, middle
    Derived forms: verb end3, verb end2, verb end1
  6. end, destruction, death - a final state; "he came to a bad end"; "the so-called glorious experiment came to an inglorious end"
    --6 is a kind of state
    Derived forms: verb end4, verb end3, verb end2, verb end1
  7. end - the surface at either extremity of a three-dimensional object; "one end of the box was marked `This side up'"
    --7 is a kind of
    surface
    Derived form: verb end1
  8. end - (football) the person who plays at one end of the line of scrimmage; "the end managed to hold onto the pass"
    --8 is a kind of
    lineman
    --8 has particulars: split end; tight end
  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"
    --9 is a kind of
    topographic point, place, spot
  10. end - a boundary marking the extremities of something; "the end of town"
    --10 is a kind of
    boundary, bound, bounds
    Derived form: verb end1
  11. end - the part you are expected to play; "he held up his end"
    --11 is a kind of
    contribution, part, share
  12. conclusion, end, close, closing, ending - the last section of a communication; "in conclusion I want to say..."
    --12 is a kind of section, subdivision
    --12 is a part of narration, recital, yarn; address, speech
    --12 has particulars:
     anticlimax, bathos; epilogue, epilog; epilogue, epilog; peroration; finale, coda
    Derived forms: verb end3, verb end4, verb end1
  13. end, remainder, remnant, oddment - a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold
    --13 is a kind of piece of cloth, piece of material
    --13 has particulars: fag end
  14. end - a position on the line of scrimmage; "no one wanted to play end"
    --14 is a kind of
    lineman
    --14 is a member of football team, eleven
Verb end has 4 senses
  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"
    Antonyms: begin, start
    Derived forms: noun end12, noun end10, noun end7, noun end6, noun end5, noun end3, noun end2, noun end1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
  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 WWI"
    --2 is one way to change, alter, modify
    Antonyms: lead off, get down, begin, get, start out, start, set about, set out, commence
    Derived forms: noun end6, noun end5, noun end3, noun end2, noun ending2
    Sample sentence:
    They end moving
  3. end, terminate - be the end of; be the last or concluding part of; "This sad scene ended the movie"
    --3 is one way to be
    Derived forms: noun end12, noun end6, noun end5, noun end2, noun end3, noun ending3, noun ending4
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  4. end - put an end to; "The terrible news ended our hopes that he had survived"
    --4 is one way to
    destroy, destruct
    Derived forms: noun end12, noun end6, noun end3, noun end2, noun ending4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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