end


end

noun

Definition of END

2
a real or imaginary point beyond which a person or thing cannot go <I'm at the end of my patience with these little brats>
3
an unused or unwanted piece or item typically of small size or value <a couple of ends of wallpaper were all that was left after we finished papering the room>
Near Antonyms whole
4
something that one hopes or intends to accomplish <in this case the ends definitely do not justify the means>
Near Antonyms means, method, way
5
the last and usually sharp or tapering part of something long and narrow <a child's pair of scissors with blunt ends>
Synonyms apex, cusp, end, nib, nose, pike, tip
6
the last part of a process or action <the war wasn't yet over, but we were definitely at the beginning of the end>
Near Antonyms foreword, introduction, overture, preamble, preface, prelude, prologue (also prolog)
7
the line or relatively narrow space that marks the outer limit of something <the ends of his shirt cuffs were badly frayed>
8
the permanent stopping of all the vital bodily activities <Henry Hudson and eight others were set adrift in the bay in a small boat, and how they met their end is unknown>
Antonyms birth, nativity
9
something belonging to, due to, or contributed by an individual member of a group <keep up your end of the bargain>

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