the beginning of the end

Definition of the beginning of the end

  1. :  the start of a series of events that leads to the end The argument marked the beginning of the end of their marriage.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the point at which something begins :  start

    :  the first part

    :  origin, source

  1. :  just starting out

    :  being first or the first part

    :  introductory

  1. :  the part of an area that lies at the boundary

    :  a point that marks the extent of something

    :  the point where something ceases to exist

  1. :  to bring to an end

    :  destroy

    :  to make up the end of

  1. :  final, ultimate

  1. :  to put (grain or hay) into a barn or stack

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