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Variant of endo-.
a variant of endo-
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.
[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-]
var. of endo- before a vowel: endameba.