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end

 (ĕnd)
n.
1. Either extremity of something that has length: the end of the pier.
2. The outside or extreme edge or physical limit; a boundary: the end of town.
3. The point in time when an action, event, or phenomenon ceases or is completed; the conclusion: the end of the day.
4. A result; an outcome.
5. Something toward which one strives; a goal. See Synonyms at intention.
6. The termination of life or existence; death: "A man awaits his end / Dreading and hoping all" (William Butler Yeats).
7. The ultimate extent; the very limit: the end of one's patience.
8. Slang The very best; the ultimate: This pizza's the end.
9. A remainder; a remnant.
10.
a. A share of a responsibility or obligation: your end of the bargain.
b. A particular area of responsibility: in charge of the business end of the campaign.
11. A warp end.
12. Football Either of the players in the outermost position on the line of scrimmage. Offensive ends are eligible to catch passes.
v. end·ed, end·ing, ends
v.tr.
1. To bring to a conclusion: Let's end this discussion.
2. To form the last or concluding part of: the song that ended the performance. See Synonyms at complete.
3. To destroy: ended our hopes.
v.intr.
1. To come to a finish; cease: The rain ended.
2. To arrive at a place, situation, or condition as a result of a course of action. Often used with up: He ended up as an adviser to the president. The painting ended up being sold for a million dollars.
3. To die.
Idioms:
at the end of (one's) rope/tether
Out of energy or patience; exhausted or exasperated.
at the end of the day
When everything is considered; in the final analysis.
end it all
To commit suicide.
in the end
Eventually; ultimately: All will turn out well in the end.
no end
A great deal: She had no end of stories to tell. The news upset us no end.
on end
1. Having one end down; upright: books placed on end on the shelf.
2. Without stopping: drove for hours on end.

[Middle English ende, from Old English; see ant- in Indo-European roots.]

end

(ɛnd)
n
1. the extremity of the length of something, such as a road, line, etc
2. the surface at either extremity of a three-dimensional object
3. the extreme extent, limit, or degree of something
4. the most distant place or time that can be imagined: the ends of the earth.
5. the time at which something is concluded
6.
a. the last section or part
b. (as modifier): the end office. finalterminalultimate
7. a share or part: his end of the bargain.
8. (often plural) a remnant or fragment (esp in the phrase odds and ends)
9. a final state, esp death; destruction
10. the purpose of an action or existence
11. (Soccer) sport either of the two defended areas of a playing field, rink, etc
12. (Rugby) sport either of the two defended areas of a playing field, rink, etc
13. (Bowls & Bowling) bowls curling a section of play from one side of the rink to the other
14. (Curling) bowls curling a section of play from one side of the rink to the other
15. (American Football) American football a player at the extremity of the playing line; wing
16. all ends up totally or completely
17. a sticky end informal Brit an unpleasant death
18. at a loose end US and Canadian at loose ends without purpose or occupation
19. at an end exhausted or completed
20. at the end of the day See day10
21. come to an end to become completed or exhausted
22. end on
a. with the end pointing towards one
b. with the end adjacent to the end of another object
23. go off the deep end informal to lose one's temper; react angrily
24. get one's end away slang Brit to have sexual intercourse
25. in the end finally
26. keep one's end up
a. to sustain one's part in a joint enterprise
b. to hold one's own in an argument, contest, etc
27. make ends meet make both ends meet to spend no more than the money one has
28. no end no end of informal (intensifier): I had no end of work.
29. on end
a. upright
b. without pause or interruption
30. the end informal
a. the worst, esp something that goes beyond the limits of endurance
b. chiefly US the best in quality
31. the end of the road the point beyond which survival or continuation is impossible
32. throw someone in at the deep end to put someone into a new situation, job, etc, without preparation or introduction
vb
33. to bring or come to a finish; conclude
34. to die or cause to die
35. (tr) to surpass; outdo: a novel to end all novels.
36. end it all informal to commit suicide
[Old English ende; related to Old Norse endir, Gothic andeis, Old High German endi, Latin antiae forelocks, Sanskrit antya last]
ˈender n

end

(ɛnd)
vb
(Agriculture) (tr) Brit to put (hay or grain) into a barn or stack
[Old English innian; related to Old High German innōn; see inn]

end

(ɛnd)

n.
1. the last part, lengthwise, of anything that is longer than it is wide: the end of a rope.
2. a point that indicates the full extent of something; limit; bounds.
3. a part or place at or adjacent to an extremity: the west end of town.
4. the most remote place or point.
5. termination; conclusion.
6. the concluding part.
7. an intention or aim: to gain one's ends.
8. the object for which a thing exists; purpose.
9. an outcome or result.
10. termination of existence; death.
11. destruction or ruin, or a cause of this.
12. a remnant or fragment.
13. a share or part.
14. a warp thread running vertically and interlaced with the filling yarn in the woven fabric.
15. either of the linemen in football stationed farthest from the center.
16. a unit of a game, as in curling or lawn bowling.
17. the end, Slang. someone or something incredibly good or bad; the limit.
v.t.
18. to bring to an end; conclude; terminate.
19. to form the end of.
20. to kill.
21. to surpass or epitomize (usu. in the infinitive): the blunder to end all blunders.
v.i.
22. to come to an end; cease.
23. to result (usu. fol. by in).
24. to reach a final status or condition (often fol. by up).
adj.
25. final or ultimate: the end result.
Idioms:
1. end to end, in a row with ends touching.
2. go off the deep end,
a. to lose emotional control; become overwrought.
b. to act in a reckless or impulsive manner.
3. make (both) ends meet, to live within one's means.
4. no end, very much or many: to be pleased no end by the response.
5. on end,
a. with one end down; upright.
b. continuously.
[before 900; Middle English, Old English ende, c. Old Frisian enda, Old Saxon endi, Old High German anti, Old Norse endi(r), Gothic andeis end < Germanic *anthjá-]
end′er, n.

end-

var. of endo- before a vowel: endameba.

end.

endorsed.

end

1. 'end'

When something ends or when you end it, it stops.

The current agreement ends on November 24.
He wanted to end their friendship.
2. 'end with'

If you end with something, it is the last of a series of things that you say, do, or perform.

He ended with the question: "When will we learn?"
The concert ended with a Bach sonata.
3. 'end by'

If you end by doing something, it is the last of a series of things that you do.

I ended by saying that further instructions would be given to him later.
The letter ends by requesting a deadline.
4. 'end up'

You use end up to say what happens at the end of a series of events, usually without being planned. You can say that someone or something ends up in a particular place, that they end up with something, or that they end up doing something.

A lot of computer hardware ends up in landfill sites.
She was afraid to close the window and ended up with a cold.
We missed our train, and we ended up taking a taxi.

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Past participle: ended
Gerund: ending

Imperative
end
end
Present
I end
you end
he/she/it ends
we end
you end
they end
Preterite
I ended
you ended
he/she/it ended
we ended
you ended
they ended
Present Continuous
I am ending
you are ending
he/she/it is ending
we are ending
you are ending
they are ending
Present Perfect
I have ended
you have ended
he/she/it has ended
we have ended
you have ended
they have ended
Past Continuous
I was ending
you were ending
he/she/it was ending
we were ending
you were ending
they were ending
Past Perfect
I had ended
you had ended
he/she/it had ended
we had ended
you had ended
they had ended
Future
I will end
you will end
he/she/it will end
we will end
you will end
they will end
Future Perfect
I will have ended
you will have ended
he/she/it will have ended
we will have ended
you will have ended
they will have ended
Future Continuous
I will be ending
you will be ending
he/she/it will be ending
we will be ending
you will be ending
they will be ending
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been ending
you have been ending
he/she/it has been ending
we have been ending
you have been ending
they have been ending
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been ending
you will have been ending
he/she/it will have been ending
we will have been ending
you will have been ending
they will have been ending
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been ending
you had been ending
he/she/it had been ending
we had been ending
you had been ending
they had been ending
Conditional
I would end
you would end
he/she/it would end
we would end
you would end
they would end
Past Conditional
I would have ended
you would have ended
he/she/it would have ended
we would have ended
you would have ended
they would have ended
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.end - either extremity of something that has lengthend - 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"
bitter end - (nautical) the inboard end of a line or cable especially the end that is wound around a bitt
bitthead - the upper end of a bitt
heel - the lower end of a ship's mast
point - sharp end; "he stuck the point of the knife into a tree"; "he broke the point of his pencil"
magnetic pole, pole - one of the two ends of a magnet where the magnetism seems to be concentrated
railhead - the end of the completed track on an unfinished railway
terminus - either end of a railroad or bus route
yardarm - either end of the yard of a square-rigged ship
nerve end, nerve ending - the terminal structure of an axon that does not end at a synapse
telomere - either (free) end of a eukaryotic chromosome; "telomeres act as caps to keep the sticky ends of chromosomes from randomly clumping together"
heel - one of the crusty ends of a loaf of bread
end point, endpoint, terminus, termination - a place where something ends or is complete
destination, goal, finish - the place designated as the end (as of a race or journey); "a crowd assembled at the finish"; "he was nearly exhausted as their destination came into view"
extremity - the outermost or farthest region or point
tip - the extreme end of something; especially something pointed
2.end - 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
commencement, get-go, offset, outset, showtime, starting time, beginning, start, kickoff, first - the time at which something is supposed to begin; "they got an early start"; "she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her"
middle - time between the beginning and the end of a temporal period; "the middle of the war"; "rain during the middle of April"
3.end - the concluding parts of an event or occurrence; "the end was exciting"; "I had to miss the last of the movie"
conclusion, ending, finish - 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"
end game, endgame - the final stages of a chess game after most of the pieces have been removed from the board
end game, endgame - the final stages of an extended process of negotiation; "the diplomatic endgame"
homestretch - the end of an enterprise; "they were on the homestretch when the computer crashed"
passing - the end of something; "the passing of winter"
4.end - 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"
cognitive content, mental object, content - the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned
plan of action - a plan for actively doing something
objective, aim, object, target - the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable); "the sole object of her trip was to see her children"
bourn, bourne - an archaic term for a goal or destination
end-all - the ultimate goal; "human beings are not the end-all of evolution"
destination, terminus - the ultimate goal for which something is done
no-goal - a nonexistent goal; "he lived without a reason progressing toward no-goal"
aim, intent, intention, purpose, design - an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions; "his intent was to provide a new translation"; "good intentions are not enough"; "it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs"; "he made no secret of his designs"
intention - (usually plural) the goal with respect to a marriage proposal; "his intentions are entirely honorable"
5.end - 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"
division, section, part - one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole; "the written part of the exam"; "the finance section of the company"; "the BBC's engineering division"
beginning - the first part or section of something; "`It was a dark and stormy night' is a hackneyed beginning for a story"
middle - an intermediate part or section; "A whole is that which has beginning, middle, and end"- Aristotle
6.end - a final state; "he came to a bad end"; "the so-called glorious experiment came to an inglorious end"
state - the way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state"
7.end - the surface at either extremity of a three-dimensional object; "one end of the box was marked `This side up'"
surface - the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object; "they skimmed over the surface of the water"; "a brush small enough to clean every dental surface"; "the sun has no distinct surface"
8.end - (football) the person who plays at one end of the line of scrimmage; "the end managed to hold onto the pass"
football, football game - any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
lineman - one of the players on the line of scrimmage
split end - (football) an offensive end who lines up at a distance from the other linemen
tight end - (football) an offensive end who lines up close to the tackle
9.end - a boundary marking the extremities of something; "the end of town"
boundary, bounds, bound - the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
10.end - 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"
place, spot, topographic point - a point located with respect to surface features of some region; "this is a nice place for a picnic"; "a bright spot on a planet"
11.end - the part you are expected to play; "he held up his end"
contribution, share, part - the part played by a person in bringing about a result; "I am proud of my contribution in advancing the project"; "they all did their share of the work"
12.end - 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"
13.end - a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold
fag end - the frayed end of a length of cloth or rope
piece of cloth, piece of material - a separate part consisting of fabric
14.end - (American football) a position on the line of scrimmage; "no one wanted to play end"
lineman - (American football) the position of a player on a football team who is stationed on the line of scrimmage
football team, eleven - a team that plays football
Verb1.end - 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"
pass away - go out of existence; "She hoped that the problem would eventually pass away"
lapse - end, at least for a long time; "The correspondence lapsed"
cut out - cease operating; "The pump suddenly cut out"
go out - become extinguished; "The lights suddenly went out and we were in the dark"
adjourn, recess, break up - close at the end of a session; "The court adjourned"
disappear, vanish - cease to exist; "An entire civilization vanished"
climax, culminate - end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage; "The meeting culminated in a tearful embrace"
run out - become used up; be exhausted; "Our supplies finally ran out"
run low, run short, go - to be spent or finished; "The money had gone after a few days"; "Gas is running low at the gas stations in the Midwest"
disappear, vanish, go away - become invisible or unnoticeable; "The effect vanished when day broke"
conclude, close - come to a close; "The concert closed with a nocturne by Chopin"
come out, turn out - result or end; "How will the game turn out?"
discontinue - come to or be at an end; "the support from our sponsoring agency will discontinue after March 31"
break - come to an end; "The heat wave finally broke yesterday"
begin, start - have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense; "The DMZ begins right over the hill"; "The second movement begins after the Allegro"; "Prices for these homes start at $250,000"
2.end - 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"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
close out - terminate; "We closed out our account"
finish - cause to finish a relationship with somebody; "That finished me with Mary"
abort - terminate before completion; "abort the mission"; "abort the process running on my computer"
culminate - bring to a head or to the highest point; "Seurat culminated pointillism"
lift, raise - put an end to; "lift a ban"; "raise a siege"
ax, axe - terminate; "The NSF axed the research program and stopped funding it"
stamp out, kill - end or extinguish by forceful means; "Stamp out poverty!"
dissolve, break up - come to an end; "Their marriage dissolved"; "The tobacco monopoly broke up"
dissolve, break up - bring the association of to an end or cause to break up; "The decree officially dissolved the marriage"; "the judge dissolved the tobacco company"
break off, discontinue, stop, break - prevent completion; "stop the project"; "break off the negotiations"
break, interrupt - terminate; "She interrupted her pregnancy"; "break a lucky streak"; "break the cycle of poverty"
crush out, press out, stub out, extinguish - extinguish by crushing; "stub out your cigar"
finalise, finalize, nail down, settle - make final; put the last touches on; put into final form; "let's finalize the proposal"
complete, finish - come or bring to a finish or an end; "He finished the dishes"; "She completed the requirements for her Master's Degree"; "The fastest runner finished the race in just over 2 hours; others finished in over 4 hours"
closure, cloture - terminate debate by calling for a vote; "debate was closured"; "cloture the discussion"
resolve, settle, adjudicate, decide - bring to an end; settle conclusively; "The case was decided"; "The judge decided the case in favor of the plaintiff"; "The father adjudicated when the sons were quarreling over their inheritance"
conclude - bring to a close; "The committee concluded the meeting"
close - complete a business deal, negotiation, or an agreement; "We closed on the house on Friday"; "They closed the deal on the building"
phase out - terminate gradually
close - finish or terminate (meetings, speeches, etc.); "The meeting was closed with a charge by the chairman of the board"
begin, commence, set out, start, start out, set about, get down, get - take the first step or steps in carrying out an action; "We began working at dawn"; "Who will start?"; "Get working as soon as the sun rises!"; "The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia"; "He began early in the day"; "Let's get down to work now"
commence, lead off, start, begin - set in motion, cause to start; "The U.S. started a war in the Middle East"; "The Iraqis began hostilities"; "begin a new chapter in your life"
3.end - be the end of; be the last or concluding part of; "This sad scene ended the movie"
close - cause a window or an application to disappear on a computer desktop
be - have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"
4.end - put an end to; "The terrible news ended our hopes that he had survived"
destroy, destruct - do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of; "The fire destroyed the house"

end

noun
1. close, ending, finish, expiry, expiration The report is expected by the end of the year.
close start, beginning, outset, commencement conclusion start, opening, beginning, launch
2. conclusion, ending, climax, completion, finale, culmination, denouement, consummation His big scene comes towards the end of the film.
finish start, opening, beginning, launch, prelude
3. finish, close, stop, resolution, conclusion, closure, wind-up, completion, termination, cessation She brought the interview to an abrupt end.
4. extremity, limit, edge, border, bound, extent, extreme, margin, boundary, terminus Surveillance equipment is placed at both ends of the tunnel.
5. tip, point, head, peak, extremity He tapped the ends of his fingers together.
6. purpose, point, reason, goal, design, target, aim, object, mission, intention, objective, drift, intent, aspiration another policy designed to achieve the same end
9. remnant, butt, bit, stub, scrap, fragment, stump, remainder, leftover, tail end, oddment, tag end an ashtray overflowing with cigarette ends
verb
2. finish, close, conclude, wind up, culminate, terminate, come to an end, draw to a close The book ends on a lengthy description of Hawaii.
finish start, begin, kick in, commence, come into being
3. destroy, take, kill, abolish, put an end to, do away with, extinguish, annihilate, exterminate, put to death I believe you should be free to end your own life.
end up
1. finish up, stop, wind up, come to a halt, fetch up (informal) The car ended up at the bottom of the river.
2. turn out to be, finish as, finish up, pan out (informal), become eventually She could have ended up a millionairess.
make ends meet manage, cope, make do, scrape by, get along or by Even with Betty's salary, they could barely make ends meet.
Related words
adjectives final, terminal, ultimate
Quotations
"The end must justify the means" [Matthew Prior Hans Carvel]
Proverbs
"All good things must come to an end"
"All's well that ends well"

end

noun
1. The hindmost part of something:
2. A demarcation point or boundary beyond which something does not extend or occur:
bound (often used in plural), confine (used in plural), limit.
5. What one intends to do or achieve:
Idioms: end in view, why and wherefore.
6. The ultimate point to which an action, thought, discussion, or policy is carried:
7. Residual matter:
butt, fragment, ort (often used in plural), scrap, shard, stub.
verb
To bring or come to a natural or proper end:
Translations
أنهىعَقْبفرغمَوْتنهاية
крайприключвам
končitkonec
endeslutningslutteformålhensigt
انتها
loppuloppualopettaa
krajsvršitizavršiti
végvégcélbefejeződik
dauîi, endalokenda, ljúka, binda enda áendiendi, stubburendir, lok
終わり終わる
끝나다
finis
aukščiausias taškasbe galobe jokio rimto darbobegalinisgalinis
atlikumsbeigasbeigtbeigtiesgala-
capătsfârşisfârşitterminaterminaţie
končiťkoniec
konecodpraviticiljkončati
avslutaslut
ตอนจบทำให้สิ้นสุด
kết thúcphần kết

end

[end]
A. N
1. [of street] → final m; [of line, table] → extremo m; [of rope, stick] → punta f; [of estate] → límite m (Sport) → lado m; [of town] → parte f, zona f
at the end of [+ street, corridor] → al final de; [+ rope, cable] → en la punta de
to change ends (Sport) → cambiar de lado
the ends of the earth (fig) → el ultimo rincón del mundo
to go to the ends of the earthir hasta el fin del mundo
from one end to the otherde un extremo a otro
the end of the line (fig) → el término, el acabóse
to stand sth on endponer algo de punta
his hair stood on endse le puso el pelo de punta
the end of the road (fig) → el término, el acabóse
from end to endde punta a punta
to place end to endponer uno tras otro
to read a book to the very endleer un libro hasta el mismo final
to start at the wrong endempezar por el fin
to keep one's end up (in undertaking) → hacer su parte (in argument) → defenderse bien
to tie up the loose endsatar cabos
to make ends meethacer llegar or alcanzar el dinero
to get hold of the wrong end of the sticktomar el rábano por las hojas
to be at the end of one's tetherno poder más, no aguantar más
see also deep A1
see also shallow A1
2. [of time, process, journey, resources] → fin m, final m; [of story] → fin m, conclusión f
the end of the empireel fin del imperio
at the end of three monthsal cabo de tres meses
at the end of the centurya fines del siglo
towards the end of [+ book, film] → hacia el final de; [+ century] → hacia fines de; [+ month] → hacia fin de
that was the end of himasí terminó él
that's the end of the matterasunto concluido
that was the end of that!¡y se acabo!
that was the end of our carasí se acabó el coche
we'll never hear the end of itesto va a ser cuento de nunca acabar
there's no end to itesto no se acaba nunca
we see no end to itno entrevemos posibilidad alguna de que termine
to be at an end [meeting, interview] → haber concluido
to be at the end of [+ strength, patience] → estar al límite de
we're at the end of our suppliesse nos están agotando las provisiones
we are almost at the end of our holidaysse nos están acabando las vacaciones
to be at the end of one's resourceshaber agotado los recursos
to come to a bad endacabar mal
to the bitter endhasta el último suspiro
to bring to an end [+ work, speech, relationship] → dar por terminado
to come to an endllegar a su fin, terminarse
to draw to an endllegar a su fin, terminarse
I am getting to the end of my patienceestoy llegando al límite de mi paciencia
in the endal fin
to make an end ofacabar con, poner fin a
I enjoyed it no endme gustó muchísimo
to think no end of sbtener un muy alto concepto de algn
no end ofla mar de
it caused no end of troublecausó la mar de problemas
no end of an expertsumamente experto, más experto que nadie
three days on endtres días seguidos
for days on enddía tras día, durante una infinidad de días
for hours on endhora tras hora
to put an end to [+ argument, relationship, sb's tricks] → poner fin a, acabar con
that's the end!¡eso es el colmo!
he's the end!¡es el colmo!
that movie is the end! (US) → esa película es el no va más
without endinterminable
the end of the worldel fin del mundo
it's not the end of the worldel mundo no se va a acabar por eso
at the end of the dayal fin y al cabo, a fin de cuentas
3. (= death) (liter or hum) → muerte f
to meet one's endencontrar la muerte
4. (= remnant) [of loaf, candle, meat] → resto m, cabo m
the end of a roll [of cloth, carpet] → el retal de un rollo
see also cigarette B
5. (= aim) → fin m, propósito m
an end in itselfun fin en sí
the end justifies the meansel fin justifica los medios
to achieve one's endalcanzar su objetivo
to no enden vano
to the end thata fin de que + subjun
to this end; with this end in viewcon este propósito
with what end?¿para qué?
B. VT [+ argument] → terminar, poner fin a; [+ book] → concluir; [+ speech] → concluir, terminar; [+ relationship] → terminar; [+ abuse, speculation] → acabar con
that was the meal to end all meals!¡eso fue el no va más en comidas!
to end one's daysvivir sus últimos días
to end it allsuicidarse
to end one's lifesuicidarse
C. VI [lesson, work, war, meeting] → terminar, acabar; (more frm) → concluir; [road] → terminar(se); [period of time, programme, film, story] → terminar
to end by sayingterminar diciendo
to end interminar en
to end withterminar con
D. CPD end game N (Chess) → fase f final
the end house Nla última casa
end line N (Basketball) → línea f de fondo
end note Nnota f final
end product N (Ind) → producto m final (fig) → consecuencia f
end result Nresultado m
end user Nusuario/a m/f final
end off VT + ADVponer fin a
end up VI + ADVterminar (in en) [road, path] → llevar, conducir (in a)

end

[ˈɛnd]
n
(= finish, close) [day, week, journey, holiday] → fin f; [book, film] → fin f
the end of the film → la fin du film
the end of the holidays → la fin des vacances
at the end of August → à la fin août
to come to an end → prendre fin
to be at an end → être fini(e), être terminé(e)
to bring sth to an end (= halt) [+ event] → mettre fin à qch, mettre un terme à qch
to put an end to sth (= stop) [+ war, attacks] → mettre fin à qch, mettre un terme à qch; [+ practice] → mettre fin à qch, mettre un terme à qch; [+ speculation, rumours] → mettre fin à qch, mettre un terme à qch; [+ career] → mettre fin à qch, mettre un terme à qch
in the end → finalement
It turned out all right in the end → Finalement tout s'est bien passé.
In the end I decided to stay at home → Finalement j'ai décidé de rester à la maison.
at the end of the day (British) (lit)à la fin de la journée (fig) (= in the final analysis) → en fin de compte
to the end of time, until the end of time (= for ever) → jusqu'à la fin des temps
it's not the end of the world → ce n'est pas la fin du monde
no end adv (= a lot) → énormément
no end of (= a lot of) → énormément de
(= extremity) [table, street, line, rope, queue, tunnel] → bout m; [pointed object] → pointe f
at the end of the street → au bout de la rue
at the other end of the table → à l'autre bout de la table
from end to end → d'un bout à l'autre
on end [object] → debout, dressé(e)
to stand on end [hair] → se dresser sur la tête
for hours on end → pendant des heures, pendant des heures et des heures
for 5 hours on end → durant 5 heures d'affilée, durant 5 heures de suite
to be near the end of the road, to reach the end of the road (fig)arriver en fin de course
it's the end of the road for them (= they're finished) → ils sont en fin de parcours
to make ends meet → joindre les deux bouts
[town] → bout
(= aim) → but m, fin f
for political ends → à des fins politiques
to this end, with this end in view → à cette fin, dans ce but
an end in itself → une fin en soi
vt
(= put an end to) [+ war, fighting] → mettre fin à; [+ poverty, inequality] → mettre fin à
the deal to end all deals → l'affaire du siècle
the film to end all films → le film du siècle
to end it all (= kill o.s.) → en finir
(= finish) [+ speech, letter] → terminer
He ended his speech with an appeal to the public → Il a terminé son discours en lançant un appel au public.
vi [day, year] → se terminer; [meeting, film, war, journey] → se terminer; [career, relationship] → se terminer; [road] → se terminer
What time does the film end? → À quelle heure est-ce que le film se termine?
to end with sth [meeting, book, film] → se terminer par qch
to end in failure → se solder par un échec
to end in disaster → finir en catastrophe
The match ended in a draw → Ils ont fait match nul.
the week ending ... → le semaine se terminant ...
the week ending 4 September → la semaine se terminant le 4 septembre
modif [wall] → du fond; [section, du bout] the end house → la dernière maison de la rue end date, end value
end up
vi
to end up in → finir à (or en)
to end up doing sth → finir par faire qch
I ended up walking home → J'ai fini par rentrer chez moi à pied.
to end up in trouble → mal finir

end

n
Ende nt; (of finger)Spitze f; at the end of the processionam Schluss or Ende der Prozession; our house is the fourth from the endunser Haus ist das viertletzte; to the ends of the earthbis ans Ende der Welt; from end to endvon einem Ende zum anderen; who’ll meet you at the other end?wer holt dich ab, wenn du ankommst?; Lisa’s on the other end (of the phone)Lisa ist am Telefon; to keep one’s end up (inf: = stay cheerful) → sich nicht unterkriegen lassen (inf); (= do one’s share)das seine or Seine tun; to stand on end (barrel, box etc)hochkant stehen; (hair)zu Berge stehen; for hours on endstundenlang ununterbrochen; the ships collided end on (Brit) → die Schiffe fuhren aufeinander auf; end to endmit den Enden aneinander; to change ends (Sport) → die Seiten wechseln; to make (both) ends meet (fig)zurechtkommen (inf), → sich über Wasser halten; to see no further than the end of one’s nosenicht weiter sehen als seine Nase (reicht); how are things at your end?wie sieht es bei Ihnen aus?; we’ve got some problems at this endwir haben hier or bei uns einige Probleme; to have one’s end away (Brit sl) → kräftig durchziehen (sl) ? rope, tether N
(= remnant, of rope) → Ende nt, → Rest m; (of candle, cigarette)Stummel m; just a few odd ends leftnur noch ein paar Reste
(= conclusion)Ende nt; at the endschließlich; the end of the monthdas Monatsende; at/toward(s) the end of DecemberEnde/gegen Ende Dezember; at the end of (the) winter/the waram Ende des Winters/des Krieges; at the end of the opera/the bookam Schluss der Oper/des Buches; at the end of three weeksnach drei Wochen; they’ll be paid at the end of the jobsie werden bezahlt, wenn sie mit der Arbeit fertig sind; at the end of the day (fig)letzten Endes, schließlich und endlich; until or to the end of timebis ans Ende aller Tage; is there no end to this?hört das denn nie auf?; as far as I’m concerned, that’s the end of the matter!für mich ist die Sache erledigt; we shall never hear the end of itdas werden wir noch lange zu hören kriegen; to be at an endzu Ende sein; to be at the end of one’s patience/strengthmit seiner Geduld/seinen Kräften am Ende sein; to watch a film to the endeinen Film bis zu Ende ansehen; to read a book to the endein Buch bis zu Ende lesen; that’s the end of himer ist erledigt or fertig (inf); that’s the end of thatdas ist damit erledigt; to bring to an endzu Ende bringen, beenden; relationsein Ende setzen (+dat), → beenden; to come to an endzu Ende gehen; to get to the end of the road/bookans Ende der Straße/zum Schluss des Buches kommen; this is the end of the road for the governmentdas bedeutet das Ende für die Regierung; at the end of the road or line many businesses will go bankruptletzten Endes werden viele Firmen Pleite machen (inf); in the endschließlich, zum Schluss; to put an end to somethingeiner Sache (dat)ein Ende setzen; to come to a bad endein böses Ende nehmen; to meet one’s endden Tod finden; he met a violent ender starb einen gewaltsamen Tod; were you with him at the end?warst du zum Schluss or am Ende bei ihm?
(inf phrases) we met no end of famous people (esp Brit) → wir trafen viele berühmte Leute; to think no end of somebody (esp Brit) → große Stücke auf jdn halten; it pleased her no end (esp Brit) → das hat ihr maßlos or irrsinnig (inf)gefallen; you’re the end (Brit) (= annoying)du bist der letzte Mensch (inf); (= funny)du bist zum Schreien (inf)
(= purpose)Ziel nt, → Zweck m; with this end in viewmit diesem Ziel vor Augen; to what end? (form)zu welchem Zweck?; an end in itselfSelbstzweck no art; the end justifies the means (prov)der Zweck heiligt die Mittel (prov)
adj attrletzte(r, s); the end housedas Endhaus, das letzte Haus
vtbeenden; speech, one’s days alsobeschließen; the novel to end all novelsder größte Roman aller Zeiten; the deal to end all dealsdas beste Geschäft aller Zeiten; to end it all (= commit suicide)Schluss machen
vienden; we’ll have to end soonwir müssen bald Schluss machen; we ended with a songzum Schluss sangen wir ein Lied; to be endingzu Ende gehen; to end by doing somethingschließlich etw tun; where’s it all going to end?wo soll das nur hinführen?; to end in an “s”auf „s“ enden; each leg ends in a clawjedes Bein läuft in einer Klaue aus; an argument which ended in a fightein Streit, der mit einer Schlägerei endete

end

:
endpapers
plVorsatzblätter pl
end product
nEndprodukt nt; (fig)Produkt nt
end result
nEndergebnis nt
end table
n (for couch) → kleiner Tisch
end terrace
n (Brit) → Reiheneckhaus nt

end

[ɛnd]
1. n
a. (of line, table, rope) → estremità f inv; (of pointed object) → punta; (of town) → parte f
3rd from the end → il 3° a partire dalla fine
at the end of the street → in fondo alla strada
to place end to end → mettere un'estremità contro l'altra
from end to end → da un'estremità all'altra
to stand sth on end → mettere qc in piedi or ritto/a
his hair stood on end → gli si sono rizzati i capelli
to change ends (Sport) → cambiare campo
it's the end of the road or line for us (fig) → non abbiamo futuro
to make ends meet (fig) → far quadrare il bilancio, sbarcare il lunario
to keep one's end up (fam) → difendersi abbastanza bene
to get hold of the wrong end of the stick (fig) → prendere fischi per fiaschi
b. (conclusion) → fine f
at the end of the day (Brit) (fig) → in fin dei conti
it's not the end of the world (fam) → non è poi la fine del mondo
we'll never hear the end of it (fam) → non avremo più pace
there's no end to it (fam) → non finisce mai
that was the end of that! → e quella fu la fine!
to the bitter end → fino all'ultimo sangue
to come to a bad end → finire male
in the end → alla fine, da ultimo
to be at an end → essere finito/a, arrivare alla fine
to get to the end of (book, supplies, work) → finire
to be at the end of (strength, patience) → essere al limite di
to bring to an end (work, speech) → concludere
to draw to an end → stare per finire
to come to an end → finire
to put an end to (argument, relationship, sb's tricks) → porre fine a
for hours on end → per ore e ore
for 5 hours on end → per 5 ore di fila
no end of trouble (fam) → problemi a non finire
it upset me no end (adv) (fam) → mi ha turbato enormemente
without end → a non finire
that's the end! (fam) → è il colmo!
he's the end! (fam) → è impossibile!
c. (remnant, of loaf, meat) → avanzo; (of candle) → moccolo
cigarette end → mozzicone m di sigaretta
d. (aim) → fine m, scopo
to achieve one's end → raggiungere i propri scopi
it's an end in itself → è fine a se stesso
to no end → invano
to this end, with this end in view → a questo fine
the end justifies the means → il fine giustifica i mezzi
2. vifinire, terminare; (road, period of time) → terminare
to end by saying → concludere dicendo
to end in (dispute, conflict) → sfociare in (subj, word) → finire per or in
3. vt (gen) → porre fine a; (speech, writing, broadcast) to end (with)concludere (con)
to end one's life → mettere fine ai propri giorni
to end it all (fam) → farla finita
that was the meal to end all meals! (fam) → quel pranzo era imbattibile!
end up vi + adv (finish) → finire, terminare
to end up in prison → finire in prigione

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!

end

نِهَايَة, يَنْتَهي končit, konec slutning, slutte beenden, Ende τελειώνω, τέλος fin, finalizar loppu, loppua fin, finir kraj, završiti fine, terminare 終わり, 終わる, 끝나다 einde, eindigen slutt, slutte koniec, skończyć fim, terminar заканчивать, конец avsluta, slut ตอนจบ, ทำให้สิ้นสุด son, sona erdirmek kết thúc, phần kết 末端, 结束

end

n. fin, término, extremidad; extremo; [aim] objetivo;
at the ___ ofal extremo de; [date] a fines de;
To what ? ___¿Con qué ___ ?;
a. terminal, final;
___ arteryarteria terminal;
___ organórgano terminal.

end

n fin m, final m; end of life decisions..decisiones al final de la vida; end-stage en fase or etapa terminal
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