end end  /ˈɛnd/


  1. (n) either extremity of something that has length
  2. (n) the point in time at which something ends
  3. (n) the concluding parts of an event or occurrence
  4. (n) the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it
  5. (n) a final part or section
  6. (n) a final state
  7. (n) the surface at either extremity of a three-dimensional object
  8. (n) (football) the person who plays at one end of the line of scrimmage
  9. (n) a boundary marking the extremities of something
  10. (n) one of two places from which people are communicating to each other
  11. (n) the part you are expected to play
  12. (n) the last section of a communication
  13. (n) a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold
  14. (n) (American football) a position on the line of scrimmage
  15. (v) have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical
  16. (v) bring to an end or halt
  17. (v) be the end of; be the last or concluding part of
  18. (v) put an end to


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  1. All good things must come to an end and, sadly, that applies to the China Blog too, which will shutter at the end of today.
  2. President Truman this week asked Congress to pass a resolution ending the state of war with Germany.
  3. end of management just might look something like this.


  1. Amarillo Sox end 2-game losing streak with 5-2 win against Grand Prairie

    After going until the end to see their fate determined in two straight losses, the Amarillo Sox flipped the script by getting started quickly Saturday night.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Amarillo Globe-News

  2. End of Tahiti adventure as Uruguay eye semis

    Huge popular protests across Brazil may have moved the Confederations Cup focus away from the pitch, but Tahiti will bow out Sunday against Uruguay to end what was a romantic adventure -- even if they slid to a record 10-0 loss to Spain along the way.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Fox News

  3. West End Farmers Market is Santa Rosa's newest gathering spot

    The West End Farmers Market makes for three regular farmers markets in the greater Santa Rosa area — but organizers say to expect something different.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Santa Rosa Press Democrat


  1. "I'll believe it when I see it," Louisville coach Rick Pitino said while attending a tournament of high school stars at Cleveland State University, co-sponsored by James and Nike, one of the 25-year-old's corporate partners. "In the end, it's...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Rick Pitino Source: The Associated Press

  2. "This is unforgettable," said Sneijder, tied with Spain's David Villa for top scorer at the tournament (five goals). "It was a tough fight and toward the end we complicated matters. Sunday we play in the World Cup final. I have to get used to...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Wesley Sneijder Source: USA Today

  3. "I talked to the guys here at CNN and I told them I would like to end 'Larry King Live,' the nightly show, this fall and CNN has graciously accepted, to agree to giving me more time for my wife and I to get to the kids' little league games,"...
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Larry King Source: ABC News

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