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English Dictionary: End by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
end
n
  1. either extremity of something that has length; "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"
    Synonym(s): end, terminal
  2. the point in time at which something ends; "the end of the year"; "the ending of warranty period"
    Synonym(s): end, ending
    Antonym(s): beginning, commencement, first, get-go, kickoff, middle, offset, outset, showtime, start, starting time
  3. the concluding parts of an event or occurrence; "the end was exciting"; "I had to miss the last of the movie"
    Synonym(s): end, last, final stage
  4. the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it; "the ends justify the means"
    Synonym(s): goal, end
  5. a final part or section; "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"
    Antonym(s): beginning, middle
  6. a final state; "he came to a bad end"; "the so-called glorious experiment came to an inglorious end"
    Synonym(s): end, destruction, death
  7. the surface at either extremity of a three-dimensional object; "one end of the box was marked `This side up'"
  8. (football) the person who plays at one end of the line of scrimmage; "the end managed to hold onto the pass"
  9. a boundary marking the extremities of something; "the end of town"
  10. one of two places from which people are communicating to each other; "the phone rang at the other end"; "both ends wrote at the same time"
  11. the part you are expected to play; "he held up his end"
  12. the last section of a communication; "in conclusion I want to say..."
    Synonym(s): conclusion, end, close, closing, ending
  13. a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold
    Synonym(s): end, remainder, remnant, oddment
  14. (American football) a position on the line of scrimmage; "no one wanted to play end"
v
  1. have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical; "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"
    Synonym(s): end, stop, finish, terminate, cease
    Antonym(s): begin, start
  2. bring to an end or halt; "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"
    Synonym(s): end, terminate
    Antonym(s): begin, commence, get, get down, lead off, set about, set out, start, start out
  3. be the end of; be the last or concluding part of; "This sad scene ended the movie"
    Synonym(s): end, terminate
  4. put an end to; "The terrible news ended our hopes that he had survived"
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   End \End\, n. [OE. & AS. ende; akin to OS. endi, D. einde, eind,
      OHG. enti, G. ende, Icel. endir, endi, Sw. [84]nde, Dan.
      ende, Goth. andeis, Skr. anta. [?][?][?][?]. Cf. {Ante-},
      {Anti-}, {Answer}.]
      1. The extreme or last point or part of any material thing
            considered lengthwise (the extremity of breadth being
            side); hence, extremity, in general; the concluding part;
            termination; close; limit; as, the end of a field, line,
            pole, road; the end of a year, of a discourse; put an end
            to pain; -- opposed to {beginning}, when used of anything
            having a first part.
  
                     Better is the end of a thing than the beginning
                     thereof.                                             --Eccl. vii.
                                                                              8.
  
      2. Point beyond which no procession can be made; conclusion;
            issue; result, whether successful or otherwise; conclusive
            event; consequence.
  
                     My guilt be on my head, and there an end. --Shak.
  
                     O that a man might know The end of this day's
                     business ere it come!                        --Shak.
  
      3. Termination of being; death; destruction; extermination;
            also, cause of death or destruction.
  
                     Unblamed through life, lamented in thy end. --Pope.
  
                     Confound your hidden falsehood, and award Either of
                     you to be the other's end.                  --Shak.
  
                     I shall see an end of him.                  --Shak.
  
      4. The object aimed at in any effort considered as the close
            and effect of exertion; ppurpose; intention; aim; as, to
            labor for private or public ends.
  
                     Losing her, the end of living lose.   --Dryden.
  
                     When every man is his own end, all things will come
                     to a bad end.                                    --Coleridge.
  
      5. That which is left; a remnant; a fragment; a scrap; as,
            odds and ends.
  
                     I clothe my naked villainy With old odd ends stolen
                     out of holy writ, And seem a saint, when most I play
                     the devil.                                          --Shak.
  
      6. (Carpet Manuf.) One of the yarns of the worsted warp in a
            Brussels carpet.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   End \End\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ended}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      {Ending}.]
      1. To bring to an end or conclusion; to finish; to close; to
            terminate; as, to end a speech. [bd]I shall end this
            strife.[b8] --Shak.
  
                     On the seventh day God ended his work. --Gen. ii. 2.
  
      2. To form or be at the end of; as, the letter k ends the
            word back.
  
      3. To destroy; to put to death. [bd]This sword hath ended
            him.[b8] --Shak.
  
      {To end up}, to lift or tilt, so as to set on end; as, to end
            up a hogshead.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   End \End\, v. i.
      To come to the ultimate point; to be finished; to come to a
      close; to cease; to terminate; as, a voyage ends; life ends;
      winter ends.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Endo- \En"do-\, End- \End-\ [Gr. 'e`ndon within, fr. [?] in. See
      {In}.]
      A combining form signifying within; as, endocarp, endogen,
      endocuneiform, endaspidean.

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary [easton]:
   End
      in Heb. 13:7, is the rendering of the unusual Greek word
      _ekbasin_, meaning "outcome", i.e., death. It occurs only
      elsewhere in 1 Cor. 10:13, where it is rendered "escape."
     
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