the end of one's rope

Definition of the end of one's rope

informal

  1. :  a state in which one is not able to deal with a problem, difficult situation, etc., any longer It was clear from her outburst that she was at the end of her rope. I've been dealing with their lies for too long. I'm at the end of my rope.

Word by Word Definitions

  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

ropeplay
  1. :  a large stout cord of strands of fibers or wire twisted or braided together

    :  a long slender strip of material used as rope

    :  a hangman's noose

  1. :  to bind, fasten, or tie with a rope or cord

    :  to partition, separate, or divide by a rope

    :  lasso


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