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end·ing

 (ĕn′dĭng)
n.
1. A conclusion or termination.
2. A concluding part; a finale: a happy ending.
3. Grammar The final morpheme added to a word base to make an inflectional form, such as -ed in walked.

ending

(ˈɛndɪŋ)
n
1. the act of bringing to or reaching an end
2. the last part of something, as a book, film, etc
3. (Linguistics) the final part of a word, esp a suffix
4. (Chess & Draughts) chess another word for endgame

end•ing

(ˈɛn dɪŋ)

n.
1. the final or concluding part; conclusion.
2. a bringing or coming to an end; termination; close.
3. death; destruction.
4.
a. a morpheme at the end of a word, esp. an inflection, as the -s in cuts.
b. any final word part, as the -ow in window.
[before 1000]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ending - the end of a word (a suffix or inflectional ending or final morpheme); "I don't like words that have -ism as an ending"
morpheme - minimal meaningful language unit; it cannot be divided into smaller meaningful units
postfix, suffix - an affix that is added at the end of the word
inflectional ending, inflectional suffix - an inflection that is added at the end of a root word
2.ending - the act of ending something; "the termination of the agreement"
abort - the act of terminating a project or procedure before it is completed; "I wasted a year of my life working on an abort"; "he sent a short message requesting an abort due to extreme winds in the area"
demonetisation, demonetization - ending something (e.g. gold or silver) as no longer the legal tender of a country
change of state - the act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics
tone ending, release - (music) the act or manner of terminating a musical phrase or tone
mop up, windup, completion, culmination, closing - a concluding action
retirement - withdrawal from your position or occupation
relinquishing, relinquishment - the act of giving up and abandoning a struggle or task etc.
breakup, dissolution - the termination or disintegration of a relationship (between persons or nations)
overthrow - the termination of a ruler or institution (especially by force)
adjournment, dissolution - the termination of a meeting
dismission, sacking, liberation, firing, dismissal, release, discharge, sack - the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
destruction, devastation - the termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists
kill, putting to death, killing - the act of terminating a life
abolishment, abolition - the act of abolishing a system or practice or institution (especially abolishing slavery); "the abolition of capital punishment"
liquidation, settlement - termination of a business operation by using its assets to discharge its liabilities
drug withdrawal, withdrawal - the termination of drug taking
closedown, shutdown, closing, closure - termination of operations; "they regretted the closure of the day care center"
extinguishing, quenching, extinction - the act of extinguishing; causing to stop burning; "the extinction of the lights"
fade, disappearance - gradually ceasing to be visible
abortion - termination of pregnancy
defusing, deactivation - the act of deactivating or making ineffective (as a bomb)
discontinuance, discontinuation - the act of discontinuing or breaking off; an interruption (temporary or permanent)
3.ending - the point in time at which something ends; "the end of the year"; "the ending of warranty period"
last, death - the time at which life ends; continuing until dead; "she stayed until his death"; "a struggle to the last"
demise, dying, death - the time when something ends; "it was the death of all his plans"; "a dying of old hopes"
period - the end or completion of something; "death put a period to his endeavors"; "a change soon put a period to my tranquility"
point in time, point - an instant of time; "at that point I had to leave"
year-end - the end of a calendar year; "he had to unload the merchandise before the year-end"
close, finis, last, stopping point, finale, finish, conclusion - the temporal end; the concluding time; "the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell"; "the market was up at the finish"; "they were playing better at the close of the season"
cease - (`cease' is a noun only in the phrase `without cease') end
fag end, tail end, tail - the time of the last part of something; "the fag end of this crisis-ridden century"; "the tail of the storm"
last gasp - the point of death or exhaustion or completion; "the last gasp of the cold war"
expiration, expiry, termination - a coming to an end of a contract period; "the expiry of his driver's license"
terminal point, terminus ad quem, limit - final or latest limiting point
4.ending - event whose occurrence ends something; "his death marked the ending of an era"; "when these final episodes are broadcast it will be the finish of the show"
happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent - an event that happens
final stage, end, last - the concluding parts of an event or occurrence; "the end was exciting"; "I had to miss the last of the movie"
final result, outcome, resultant, termination, result - something that results; "he listened for the results on the radio"
foregone conclusion, matter of course - an inevitable ending
demolition, wipeout, destruction - an event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something
omega, Z - the ending of a series or sequence; "the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end"--Revelation
stop, halt - the event of something ending; "it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill"
triumph, victory - a successful ending of a struggle or contest; "a narrow victory"; "the general always gets credit for his army's victory"; "clinched a victory"; "convincing victory"; "the agreement was a triumph for common sense"
defeat, licking - an unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest; "it was a narrow defeat"; "the army's only defeat"; "they suffered a convincing licking"
beginning - the event consisting of the start of something; "the beginning of the war"
5.ending - the last section of a communication; "in conclusion I want to say..."
anticlimax, bathos - a change from a serious subject to a disappointing one
section, subdivision - a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical); "he always turns first to the business section"; "the history of this work is discussed in the next section"
epilog, epilogue - a short passage added at the end of a literary work; "the epilogue told what eventually happened to the main characters"
epilog, epilogue - a short speech (often in verse) addressed directly to the audience by an actor at the end of a play
peroration - (rhetoric) the concluding section of an oration; "he summarized his main points in his peroration"
coda, finale - the closing section of a musical composition
recital, yarn, narration - the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events; "his narration was hesitant"
speech, address - the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience; "he listened to an address on minor Roman poets"

ending

ending

noun
Translations
اِنْتِهَاءخاتِمَه ، نِهايَه
konec
slutning
lopetus
završetak
endalok, endir, niîurlag
結末
결말
končnicazaključek
slut
ตอนจบ
sonbitiş
kết cục

ending

[ˈendɪŋ] N
1. (= end) → fin m, final m; [of book, story, play] → final m, desenlace m
the tale has a happy endingel cuento tiene un final or desenlace feliz
2. (Ling) → terminación f

ending

[ˈɛndɪŋ] n
[slavery, apartheid, sanctions, hostilities] → fin m
ending of a relationship → rupture f
the ending of their relationship → la fin de leur relation
[book, play, film] → fin f
It was an exciting film, especially the ending → C'était un film passionnant, surtout la fin.
a happy ending → une fin heureuse
(LINGUISTICS) [word] → terminaison f

ending

n (of story, book, events)Ausgang m; (of day)Abschluss m; (= last part)Ende nt, → Schluss m; (of word)Endung f; a story with a happy endingeine Geschichte mit einem Happy End or Happyend; the dispute had a happy endingder Streit ging gut aus

ending

[ˈɛndɪŋ] nfine f, conclusione f (Gram) → desinenza
film with a happy ending → film a lieto fine

end

(end) noun
1. the last or farthest part of the length of something. the house at the end of the road; both ends of the room; Put the tables end to end (= with the end of one touching the end of another); (also adjective) We live in the end house.
2. the finish or conclusion. the end of the week; The talks have come to an end; The affair is at an end; He is at the end of his strength; They fought bravely to the end; If she wins the prize we'll never hear the end of it (= she will often talk about it).
3. death. The soldiers met their end bravely.
4. an aim. What end have you in view?
5. a small piece left over. cigarette ends.
verb
to bring or come to an end. The scheme ended in disaster; How does the play end?; How should I end (off) this letter?
ˈending noun
the end, especially of a story, poem etc. Fairy stories have happy endings.
ˈendless adjective
1. going on for ever or for a very long time. endless arguments.
2. continuous, because of having the two ends joined. an endless chain.
at a loose end
with nothing to do. He went to the cinema because he was at a loose end.
end up
1. to reach or come to an end, usually unpleasant. I knew that he would end up in prison.
2. to do something in the end. He refused to believe her but he ended up apologizing.
in the end
finally. He had to work very hard but he passed his exam in the end.
make (both) ends meet
not to get into debt. The widow and her four children found it difficult to make ends meet.
no end (of)
very much. I feel no end of a fool.
on end
1. upright; erect. Stand the table on end; The cat's fur stood on end.
2. continuously; without a pause. For days on end we had hardly anything to eat.
put an end to
to cause to finish; to stop. The government put an end to public execution.
the end
the limit (of what can be borne or tolerated). His behaviour is the end!

ending

اِنْتِهَاء konec slutning Ende κατάληξη final lopetus final završetak conclusione 結末 결말 einde slutt zakończenie final окончание slut ตอนจบ son kết cục 结尾

end·ing

n. final; terminación, conclusión.