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ending

adjective

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ending

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of ending (Entry 2 of 3)

1 the last part of a process or action
  • the plagiarism scandal was a disgraceful ending to a once-promising academic career

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2 the stopping of a process or activity
  • the best part about any dental procedure is its ending

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ending

verb
present participle of end

Synonyms & Antonyms of ending (Entry 3 of 3)

1 to bring (an event) to a natural or appropriate stopping point
  • let's end the meeting with a short prayer

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4 to stop living
  • a great general, who ended on the field of battle

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The first known use of ending was before the 12th century

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“Ending.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ending. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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