ended ended  /ˈɛn dəd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having come or been brought to a conclusion

Usage(s):

  1. The firm repurchased stock in a prohibited period shortly before it issued results, and ended up holding more than the legal limit of 10% of its own shares.
  2. Hamas insists that it ended the cease-fire precisely because the truce had failed to lift the economic siege of Gaza.
  3. I ended up with 58 missions, Tom, I think, ended up with 64.

News

  1. School bus carrying students rear-ended in Salem

    A school bus packed with 40 students was rear-ended Wednesday afternoon in Salem.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: WMUR New Hampshire

  2. Gold and grain futures higher

    Gold ended higher and grain contracts climbed in Wednesday trading. The August contract rose $7.10 to end at $1,374 per ounce. July silver fell 5.4 cents to $21.623 an ounce, and copper lost 1.4 cents ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Award-winning journalist Michael Hastings, who penned article that ended Gen. Stanley McChrystal's career, dies in crash

    LOS ANGELES — Award-winning journalist and war correspondent Michael Hastings, whose unflinching reporting ended the career of a top American army general, died early Tuesday in a car accident in Los Angeles, his employer and family said. Hastings, who was 33, was described by many of his colleagues as an unfailingly...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: New York Post

Quotes

  1. "While his campaign may have ended, this cause lives on for all of us who still believe that we can achieve that dream of one America," Obama told supporters at a rally in Denver.
    on Jan 30, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Boston Globe (registration)

  2. Mirren said she used to take "a bit of cocaine. I loved coke. I never did a lot, just a little bit at parties. But what ended it for me was when they caught Klaus Barbie, the Butcher of Lyon, in the early eighties. He was hiding in South America and...
    on Aug 31, 2008 By: Helen Mirren Source: AFP

  3. "I have made it clear to the prime minister and Iraq's other leaders that America's commitment is not open-ended," Bush said, and that they may "lose the support of the American people."
    on Jan 12, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Yahoo! News

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