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on end

Definition of on end

  1. 1 :  without interruption <It rained for days on end.>

  2. 2 :  not lying flat <We set the bricks on end around the garden.> <His skis stood on end in the corner.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the part of an area that lies at the boundary

    :  a point that marks the extent of something

    :  the point where something ceases to exist

  1. :  to bring to an end

    :  destroy

    :  to make up the end of

  1. :  final, ultimate

  1. :  to put (grain or hay) into a barn or stack


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