Definition of ending
: something that constitutes an end: such asa : conclusion <a movie with a happy ending>b : one or more letters or syllables added to a word base especially in inflection
Examples of ending in a sentence
I didn't like the book's ending.
Common verb endings in English are “-s,” “-ed,” and “-ing.”
You can often recognize an English adverb by its “-ly” ending.
Before 12th Century
First Known Use of ending
before 12th century
ENDING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ending for English Language Learners
: the final part of something
: a letter or group of letters added to the end of a word
ENDING Defined for Kids
Definition of ending for Students
: the final part : end
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