To save this word, you'll need to log in.
circa 1608, in the meaning defined at sense 1
Keep scrolling for more
Time Traveler for endways
See more words from the same year
Cite this Entry
“Endways.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/endways. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.
Comments on endways
What made you want to look up endways? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).
See Definitions and Examples »
Get Word of the Day daily email!
Challenging Vocabulary Quiz Returns!
Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?
Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.
Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!
Not all words are created equal.
When a few letters make a large difference
Words from the week of 9/25/2020
We'll map it out for you.
We're intent on clearing it up
We're gonna stop you right there
How to use a word that (literally) drives some pe...
The awkward case of 'his or her'
No tricks, just difficult words.
More/moor than/then two/too/to.
Build a city of skyscrapers—one synonym at a time.