1 the end of a word (a suffix or inflectional ending or final morpheme); "I don't like words that have -ism as an ending" [syn: termination]
3 the point in time at which something ends; "the end of the year"; "the ending of warranty period" [syn: end] [ant: beginning, middle]
4 event whose occurrence ends something; "his death marked the ending of an era"; "when these final episodes are broadcast it will be the finish of the show" [syn: conclusion, finish] [ant: beginning]
5 the last section of a communication; "in conclusion I want to say..." [syn: conclusion, end, close, closing]
- Rhymes: -ɛndɪŋ
- present participle of end
termination or conclusion
last part of something
grammar: last morpheme of a word
An end of an object is a point where it terminates, or stops. When the object is thought of as running in a certain direction, the end is whichever end occurs last, or is furthest from the beginning.
End may also refer to:
- Doomsday, Ragnarok, Armageddon, the Apocalypse, the Last Judgment, and the Big Crunch are, on various accounts, the end of the world.
- Happy ending
- Telos, from the Greek end, meaning a goal or final state.
- The basic unit into which a game of Curling is divided, in which each team throws all of its respective rocks.
- "The End"
- Trim levels in cars.
ending in German: Ende
ending in Spanish: Fin
ending in French: FIN
ending in Italian: Estremo
ending in Japanese: エンド
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