end·​note ˈen(d)-ˌnōt How to pronounce endnote (audio)
: a note placed at the end of the text

Examples of endnote in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With the endnotes, nearly 1,500 of them, the book is close to eight hundred pages long. Joan Acocella, The New York Review of Books, 4 May 2023 Aptly for such an ambitious corrective project, his work is monumental, so much so that the 200 pages of endnotes, a product of his research, are not printed as part of the book but are, instead, accessible from its publishers’ website. Tunku Varadarajan, wsj.com, 20 Apr. 2023 Traffic is less interesting as a history of digital media—much of the book’s raw material comes from other historical accounts, a debt acknowledged in an endnote on sourcing—than as a record of its author’s evolving thinking on the role of journalism online. Aaron Timms, The New Republic, 18 Apr. 2023 His book isn’t long — just 250 pages of text plus 70 pages of endnotes. Robert G. Kaiser, Washington Post, 15 Mar. 2023 The passages are not credited or acknowledged in the book or its endnotes. Karim Doumar, Los Angeles Times, 11 Mar. 2023 This moment of catharsis could easily have come off as grating—the predictable endnote of a hackneyed self-help parody or a contrived character arc. Rachel Syme, The New Yorker, 16 Aug. 2021 Not a history of the Romanovs per se, but this account of members of the Russian upper class arriving penniless in Paris after the revolution offers a gripping endnote to the 305-year dynasty. Norman Vanamee, Town & Country, 3 Dec. 2022 There is no endnote for this, no bibliographical support, because how could there be? John Fabian Witt, Washington Post, 24 Oct. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of endnote was in 1926

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“Endnote.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/endnote. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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