To put an end to

to destroy.
- Fuller.

See also: End

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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?
"The Holy Father asks the president to do everything possible to put an end to this humanitarian catastrophe, in order to protect the defenseless population, especially those who are most vulnerable, in respect for international humanitarian law," said Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican secretary of state.
Xi would visit the US in June if the two sides can finalise a deal to put an end to the trade war, South China Morning Post reported while quoting sources.
24 (Petra)-- Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi, on Thursday, said that a holistic approach besides the military victories are needed to deal with terrorism, in order to put an end to its security threat.
As for an international tendency to put an end to war on Yemen, he said: "What is going on in Yemen is painful.
Damascus, SANA-Syria strongly condemned the criminal attack against the polytechnic college in Kerch city west of the Russian Crimea, stressing the necessity of exerting concerted efforts to put an end to all forms of terrorism and organized crime.
"We are reporting the matter to the police to put an end to this madness."Christian Eriksen and Lasse Schone were the others to miss penalties for Denmark after the last-16 tie had finished 1-1 after extra time at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium.
LAHORE -- The Lahore High Court (LHC) sought a reply from the federal government and others on a petition seeking an order to put an end to unannounced power outages in the month of Ramazan and decrease the duration of announced loadshedding.
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.