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End Definition

(noun)

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

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(verb)

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bring to an end or halt


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She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime

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(verb)

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


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This sad scene ended the movie

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(noun)

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


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the ends justify the means

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(noun)

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the last section of a communication

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(noun)

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the point in time at which something ends


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the end of the year

the ending of warranty period

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(verb)

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


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My property ends by the bushes

The symphony ends in a pianissimo

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(noun)

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the final stage or concluding parts of an event or occurrence


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the end was exciting

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(noun)

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a final state


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he came to a bad end

the so-called glorious experiment came to an inglorious end

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(noun)

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either extremity of something that has length


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the end of the pier

she knotted the end of the thread

they rode to the end of the line

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(noun)

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a boundary marking the extremities of something


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the end of town

(noun)

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a final part or section


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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

(noun)

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(American football) a position on the line of scrimmage


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no one wanted to play end

(noun)

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


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the end managed to hold onto the pass

(noun)

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


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the phone rang at the other end

both ends wrote at the same time

(verb)

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put an end to


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The terrible news ended our hopes that he had survived

(noun)

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the part you are expected to play


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he held up his end

(noun)

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the surface at either extremity of a three-dimensional object


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