Definitions for end

Definitions for (noun) end

Main entry: end

Definition: (American football) a position on the line of scrimmage

Usage: no one wanted to play end

Main entry: end

Definition: the part you are expected to play

Usage: he held up his end

Main entry: end, oddment, remainder, remnant

Definition: a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold

Main entry: end

Definition: a final part or section

Usage: we have given it at the end of the section since it involves the calculus; Start at the beginning and go on until you come to the end

Main entry: goal, end

Definition: the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it

Usage: the ends justify the means

Main entry: close, closing, conclusion, end, ending

Definition: the last section of a communication

Usage: in conclusion I want to say...

Main entry: last, final stage, end

Definition: the concluding parts of an event or occurrence

Usage: the end was exciting; I had to miss the last of the movie

Main entry: end

Definition: a boundary marking the extremities of something

Usage: the end of town

Main entry: end, terminal

Definition: either extremity of something that has length

Usage: the end of the pier; she knotted the end of the thread; they rode to the end of the line; the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix

Main entry: end

Definition: the surface at either extremity of a three-dimensional object

Usage: one end of the box was marked `This side up'

Main entry: end

Definition: one of two places from which people are communicating to each other

Usage: the phone rang at the other end; both ends wrote at the same time

Main entry: end

Definition: (football) the person who plays at one end of the line of scrimmage

Usage: the end managed to hold onto the pass

Main entry: death, destruction, end

Definition: a final state

Usage: he came to a bad end; the so-called glorious experiment came to an inglorious end

Main entry: end, ending

Definition: the point in time at which something ends

Usage: the end of the year; the ending of warranty period

Definitions for (verb) end

Main entry: end, terminate

Definition: bring to an end or halt

Usage: She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime; The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I

Main entry: end

Definition: put an end to

Usage: The terrible news ended our hopes that he had survived

Main entry: cease, stop, terminate, finish, end

Definition: have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical

Usage: the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed; Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other; My property ends by the bushes; The symphony ends in a pianissimo

Main entry: terminate, end

Definition: be the end of; be the last or concluding part of

Usage: This sad scene ended the movie

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