end user


: the ultimate consumer of a finished product

Examples of end user in a Sentence

Programmers should always keep the end user in mind when designing a new piece of software.
Recent Examples on the Web Brown, with Battle Born Munitions, says the firm employs a mix of simple and sophisticated tracking technology to ensure his shipments are tracked to end users. Nick Penzenstadler, USA TODAY, 8 Sep. 2023 Investment in grid infrastructure and distribution networks is critical to deliver energy to the end user. Fatih Birol, Fortune, 11 July 2023 Here’s Patel again: The end user assembly process for the DIY Edition now involves installing memory, storage, Operating System, and now also Bezel and Input Cover. Sean Hollister, The Verge, 24 Mar. 2023 Regardless of what happens, delivering value to end users can help companies to maintain market share. Greg Samios, Forbes, 17 Mar. 2023 Connecting pharmaceutical mogul with end user is Shannon Schaeffer (West Duchovny), a bright-eyed, beautiful recent college grad who takes a job as a Purdue rep, earning big commissions by convincing doctors to prescribe Oxy. Time, 10 Aug. 2023 The new satellite has a capacity of more than 500 gigabytes per second, delivering up to a gigabyte per spot beam and 100 megabytes per second to end users. William Harwood, CBS News, 29 July 2023 This remarkable auditability property of digital assets has enabled crypto platforms to build attestation tools enabling end users to verify that their assets are actually being held in reserve, and don’t simply exist on someone else’s ledger, subject to error or fraud. Nic Carter, Fortune Crypto, 23 July 2023 The company aims to provide programmable, monolayer 2D neural cultures —which have already been shown to reliably learn digital input/output patterns such as playing the classic video game pong—to end users as a cloud service. IEEE Spectrum, 23 Apr. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1945, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of end user was circa 1945

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“End user.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/end%20user. Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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end user

: the ultimate consumer of a finished product

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