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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.
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
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.
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.
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.]
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Adj.1.ended - having come or been brought to a conclusionended - having come or been brought to a conclusion; "the harvesting was complete"; "the affair is over, ended, finished"; "the abruptly terminated interview"
finished - ended or brought to an end; "are you finished?"; "gave me the finished manuscript"
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adjective finished, done, over, through, closed, past, complete, done with, settled, all over (bar the shouting), no more, concluded, accomplished, wrapped-up (informal), at an end, finis At last our search is ended.
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When it was ended, the people clapped their hands and the animals clapped their paws, while Billina cackled and the Donkey King brayed approval.
Besides, though my pilgrimage had been ended so long, they are really a part, yea, the part for which, though I knew it not, all the rest has been written--for they tell how I came to find by accident her whom so long I had sought of design.
When the story is ended, my love, when the story is ended--
At the end of the straits, I made sure we must fall into some bar of raging breakers, where all my troubles would be ended speedily; and though I could, perhaps, bear to die, I could not bear to look upon my fate as it approached.
My uncertainties ended in my taking a way that may make you laugh.
The epic ended by disposing of the surviving personages in a double marriage, Telemachus wedding Circe, and Telegonus Penelope.
X THE BEGINNING OF X MAS THE SECOND EX TRA (in the match) A FINAL SIX (ended the cricket match)
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