the ends of the earth

Definition of the ends of the earth

  1. :  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

endplay ends
  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

earthplay
  1. :  the fragmental material composing part of the surface of the globe

    :  cultivable soil

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

  1. :  to drive to hiding in the earth

    :  ground

    :  to hide in the ground


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