the beginning of the end

Definition of the beginning of the end

: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

beginning play
  1. : the point at which something begins : start

  2. : the first part

  3. : origin, source

  1. : just starting out

  2. : being first or the first part

  3. : introductory

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

  2. : a point that marks the extent of something

  3. : the point where something ceases to exist

  1. : to bring to an end

  2. : destroy

  3. : to make up the end of

  1. : final, ultimate

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

  1. : within : inside — compare ect-, exo-

  2. : taking in


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