Definition of an end in itself
- She started exercising for her health, but she enjoyed it so much that exercising became an end in itself.
- For him, taking classes was an end in itself.
: 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
: to bring to an end
: to make up the end of
: final, ultimate
: to put (grain or hay) into a barn or stack
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