end user


Definition of 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 Companies that build products with the end user in mind take the time to understand the customer’s challenge and are able to craft solutions that solve their problems now, and in the future. David Sawatzky, Fortune, "The 3 factors that make a digital product truly innovative," 30 Apr. 2021 Like any other business, feedback from the end user can be crucial in shaping decisions within the organization. Expert Panel®, Forbes, "11 Ways Nonprofits Can Bring Decision Makers And Communities Together," 20 Apr. 2021 The three-person commission would then award the bid to the end user. al, "Coffee shop doesn’t create the same stir as Chicken Salad Chick in Mobile," 13 Apr. 2021 So, who better than them — the end user — to design software? Chandra Gundlapalli, Forbes, "Low-Code/No-Code: Empowering Citizen Developers," 26 Feb. 2021 This unique repository of data, collected by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, tracks the path of every single pain pill sold in the United States from manufacturer to end user. Todd Mostak, Forbes, "Where To Find Free Public Datasets To Supplement Proprietary Data Analytics," 5 Mar. 2021 The top layer is the Roxe App which interacts with the end user. Vipin Bharathan, Forbes, "Roxe Announces A Global CBDC Payment Network Powered By Blockchain," 2 Mar. 2021 Instead of sending traffic that could only be decrypted by the website and the individual end user, computers that had the certificate installed used a key that the Kazakhstan government could also use to decrypt the data in transit. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, "Kazakhstan spies on citizens’ HTTPS traffic; browser-makers fight back," 19 Dec. 2020 The cost of the application would likely be absorbed by the federal agencies, not the end user, according to Tucker. Jay Heflin, Washington Examiner, "Son develops app for veteran father to stop PTSD nightmares," 11 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of end user

circa 1945, in the meaning defined above

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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 14 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of end user

: the person who will eventually use a product

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