end·​less | \ ˈen(d)-ləs How to pronounce endless (audio) \

Definition of endless

1 : being or seeming to be without end an endless speech
2 : extremely numerous all the multiplied, endless, nameless iniquities— Edmund Burke
3 : joined at the ends an endless chain

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Other Words from endless

endlessly adverb
endlessness noun

Examples of endless in a Sentence

There was an endless line at the bank. There is endless work to do on the house.

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With endless options for customization, the Ultra is packed with extra features for the home chef who loves to experiment. Betty Gold, Good Housekeeping, "The Best Instant Pot Models for You (and Your Budget)," 4 Jan. 2019 But, if a mini skirt or pencil skirt isn't really your thing, this season there are endless plaid pant options to choose from. Alyssa Hardy, Teen Vogue, "This Orange Plaid Zara Skirt Is The Perfect Item for Fall," 4 Oct. 2018 So, too, are subscription boxes, specialty deliveries of seemingly endless options, including makeup, dog toys, and Shabbat essentials. Diane Mastrull, Philly.com, "No batteries required: These entrepreneurs are banking on a market for no-tech fun," 28 June 2018 There are endless options to personalize your own mac and cheese. Claire Perez, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Burt & Max's decadent mac and cheese is better than Mom's," 22 June 2018 There are endless options for cord-nevers and cord-cutters seeking to stream the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle taking place at Windsor Castle over alternates to traditional TV. Mike Snider, USA TODAY, "Cord cutters, here's your guide to streaming the royal wedding of Harry and Meghan," 18 May 2018 If Islamic State revives, or if there is another major attack, Mr. Trump’s claims of victory will run as an endless cable-TV loop. The Editorial Board, WSJ, "A Bloody Month of Jihad," 17 Jan. 2019 Lures and lines, rods and reels — the choices are endless. Josh Niva, Anchorage Daily News, "Keep calm and fish on," 2 May 2018 This is where opportunity awaits and the possibilities are endless. Boston.com Real Estate, "This is Home.," 29 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of endless

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of endless

: having no end : seeming to have no end : lasting or taking a long time


end·​less | \ ˈend-ləs How to pronounce endless (audio) \

Kids Definition of endless

1 : lasting or taking a long time The ride seemed endless.
2 : joined at the ends : continuous an endless belt

Other Words from endless

endlessly adverb

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