To put an end to

to destroy.
- Fuller.

See also: End

References in classic literature ?
A JUDGE who had for years looked in vain for an opportunity for infamous distinction, but whom no litigant thought worth bribing, sat one day upon the Bench, lamenting his hard lot, and threatening to put an end to his life if business did not improve.
And for the first time the idea clearly presented itself that it was essential to put an end to this false position, and the sooner the better.
Now, my girl," he said, "I have come to put an end to this nonsense.
And what greater misfortune can there be," replied Panza, "than the one that waits for time to put an end to it and death to remove it?
Baghdad / National Iraqi News Agency / nina /- Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Security and Defense Hakim Al- Zamili called to put an end to the presence of US forces, stressing the need to trial the pilot who targeted Iraqi citizens in the area of Baghdadi.
PESHAWAR -- Chairman Qaumi Watan Party Aftab Ahmed Khan Sherpao has called for immediate integration of FATA and KP in order to put an end to the exploitation of Pakhtoons in the tribal belt.
TUNIS (TAP) - Syria firmly condemned, Tuesday, "the terrorist attack perpetrated by Daesh," in Ben Guerdane, calling for joining efforts to put an end to terrorism which is a serious threat to peace and stability at the regional and international scales.
55pm A detective tries to use his opiumtriggered visions to put an end to Jack the Ripper's reign of terror over 19th-century London.
Bakri Hassan Salih, in Addis Ababa, to use its influence and special relations to put an end to the dispute in South Sudan and convince the disputing parties to sit for peaceful negotiations for ending the conflict and putting an end to the tragedy in South Sudan.
In another development, March 14 forces felicitated Minister of Interior and Municipalities, Nohad Mashnouq, on the "courageous decision that he took to put an end to chaos at Roumieh prison.
The Union of the Orient Christians with the participation of Christian unions staged a rally in Vienna calling for stopping the terrorist acts against the Christians in the Middle East, particularly in Syria and Iraq and to put an end to the displacement process.
The council urged all Palestinian factions to join ranks - stressing the need for Arabs to step up efforts to put an end to the Israeli assault on Gaza Strip.