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Noun ending has 5 senses
- ending, termination - the end of a word (a suffix or inflectional ending or final morpheme); "I don't like words that have -ism as an ending"
--1 is a kind of morpheme
--1 has particulars: suffix, postfix; inflectional ending, inflectional suffix
- termination, ending, conclusion - the act of ending something; "the termination of the agreement"
--2 is a kind of change of state
--2 has particulars:
| ||demonetization, demonetisation; release, tone ending; completion, culmination, closing, windup, mop up; retirement; relinquishment, relinquishing; dissolution, breakup; overthrow; adjournment, dissolution; dismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, liberation, release, sack, sacking; destruction, devastation; killing, kill, putting to death; abolition, abolishment; liquidation, settlement; withdrawal, drug withdrawal; closure, closedown, closing, shutdown; extinction, extinguishing, quenching; fade, disappearance; abortion; deactivation, defusing; discontinuance, discontinuation|
- end, ending - the point in time at which something ends; "the end of the year"; "the ending of warranty period"
--3 is a kind of point, point in time
--3 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|
- ending, conclusion, finish - event whose occurrence ends something; "his death marked the ending of an era"; "when these final episodes are broadcast it will be the finish of the show"
--4 is a kind of happening, occurrence, natural event
--4 has particulars:
| ||end, last, final stage; result, resultant, final result, outcome, termination; foregone conclusion, matter of course; destruction, demolition, wipeout; omega, Z; stop, halt; victory, triumph; defeat, licking|
- conclusion, end, close, closing, ending - the last section of a communication; "in conclusion I want to say..."
--5 is a kind of section, subdivision
--5 is a part of narration, recital, yarn; address, speech
--5 has particulars:
Verb end has 4 senses
- 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
Something is ----ing PP
- 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
They end moving
- 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
Something ----s something
- end - put an end to; "The terrible news ended our hopes that he had survived"
--4 is one way to destroy, destruct
Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something