the ends of the earth

Definition of the ends of the earth

:the most remote places in the world used figuratively to suggest no limit to an effort
  • He would go to the ends of the earth to please her.
  • We will search the ends of the earth if we have to.

Word by Word Definitions

end play ends
  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

earth play
  1. : the fragmental material composing part of the surface of the globe

  2. : the sphere of mortal life as distinguished from spheres of spirit life — compare heaven, hell

  3. : areas of land as distinguished from sea and air

  1. : to drive to hiding in the earth

  2. : to draw soil about (plants)

  3. : ground


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