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Definition of End


  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.
  2. Point beyond which no procession can be made; conclusion; issue; result, whether successful or otherwise; conclusive event; consequence.
  3. Termination of being; death; destruction; extermination; also, cause of death or destruction.
  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.
  5. That which is left; a remnant; a fragment; a scrap; as, odds and ends.
  6. One of the yarns of the worsted warp in a Brussels carpet.
  7. To bring to an end or conclusion; to finish; to close; to terminate; as, to end a speech.
  8. To form or be at the end of; as, the letter k ends the word back.
  9. To destroy; to put to death.
  10. 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.
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End Translations

end in Afrikaans is eindig, einde, ophou
end in Danish is fuldende, ende
end in Dutch is uiterste deel, einde, uiteinde
end in Finnish is loppu, lopetta
end in Latin is finis, terminus, desino, extremitas, exitus
end in Portuguese is extremidade, fim