ending ending  /ˈɛn dɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the end of a word (a suffix or inflectional ending or final morpheme)
  2. (n) the act of ending something
  3. (n) the point in time at which something ends
  4. (n) event whose occurrence ends something
  5. (n) the last section of a communication

Usage(s):

  1. Exports have likewise increased; during the year ending July 31, 1925, 8,195,896 bales were sent abroad, as compared with 5,772,000 bales for the year ending July 31, 1924.
  2. Obsessing over wire hangers, putting a hit out on your own son, implanting never-ending neuroticism into your kid.

News

  1. Happy ending for rescued ducklings

    It was a happy ending this week for 10 ducklings rescued by two Enquirer reporters. - 7:25 pm In a time when 35-millimeter film is quickly on its way out, drive-ins such as Holiday Auto...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer

  2. Gold ending higher as other metals dip, grain contracts rise

    Gold is ending higher in Wednesday trading. The August contract is up $7.10 to $1,374 per ounce. Silver and copper are lower with platinum and palladium off by more than 1 percent.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  3. Rescue's ending was just ducky for ducklings

    It was a happy ending Tuesday for four ducklings that slipped through a drainage grate while dodging rush-hour traffic on Del. 141 at Prices Corner.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The News Journal

Quotes

  1. He wrote, "I'm ending my nightly show this fall but continuing at CNN. It's time to hang up my nightly suspenders."
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Larry King Source: OnTheFlix

  2. "We will root out the waste, fraud, and abuse in our Medicare program that doesn't make our seniors any healthier, and we will restore a sense of fairness and balance to our tax code by finally ending the tax breaks for corporations that ship our...
    on Feb 25, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Economic Times

  3. Actor Kevin Costner said Thursday that having BP use his company's device to help with the Gulf oil spill cleanup is "not a Hollywood ending for me."
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Kevin Costner Source: WCBS-TV New York

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