Associations to the word «End»


END, noun. (Can we clean up([1]) this sense?) The final point of something in space or time.
END, noun. The cessation of an effort, activity, state, or motion.
END, noun. Death, especially miserable.
END, noun. Result.
END, noun. A purpose, goal, or aim.
END, noun. (cricket) One of the two parts of the ground used as a descriptive name for half of the ground.
END, noun. (American football) The position at the end of either the offensive or defensive line, a tight end, a split end, a defensive end.
END, noun. (curling) A period of play in which each team throws eight rocks, two per player, in alternating fashion.
END, noun. (mathematics) An ideal point of a graph or other complex.
END, noun. That which is left; a remnant; a fragment; a scrap.
END, noun. One of the yarns of the worsted warp in a Brussels carpet.
END, verb. (ergative) To finish, terminate.
END, noun. A key that when pressed causes the cursor to go to the last character of the current line.
END BOARD, noun. (ice hockey) A section of the board between the corners in each end of the rink,
END BOARD, noun. (television) A short video or picture logo appearing before or after television programmes or a film.
END BOARDS, noun. Plural of end board
END CAP, noun. A display of goods for sale situated at an end of an aisle in a shop, perpendicular to the goods in the aisle.
END CAP, noun. Any of various capping devices that fit over the end of something, either as protection or to prevent loss of contents.
END CAP, noun. A piece of packaging insulation that surrounds one side of an object.
END CAPS, noun. Plural of end cap
END FOR END, adverb. One end for the other; in reversed order.
END GAME, noun. Alternative spelling of endgame
END GAMES, noun. Plural of end game
END IN SMOKE, verb. To be destroyed or ruined; to go up in smoke.
END ITEM, noun. (dated) (travel) (aviation) (In an airline reservation system) a symbol, usually represented by the hash or plus key, used to join several lines of instruction together without the need to enter each separately.
END LAP, noun. The distance of overlap where only ply, pane or piece extends beyond the end of the immediately adjacent underlying ply, panel or piece.
END LAPS, noun. Plural of end lap
END LINE, noun. (sports) (American football) (hurling) (Gaelic football) In various goal-based sports, the boundary line, running across the goal.
END LINE, noun. (basketball) out of bounds line under the basket
END MARK, noun. (grammar) A punctuation mark occurring at the end of a clause or sentence.
END MARK, noun. (typography) (graphic design) A typographic element that signals the end of an article. Often they are simple bullets, but they can also be intricate symbols.
END MARKS, noun. Plural of end mark
END MATTER, noun. The parts of a book that appear after the main portion of the body text, including the afterword, index and bibliography; the back matter.
END OF, interjection. (idiomatic) (colloquial) (UK) Used to terminate unwelcome lines of discussion
END OF CYCLE, noun. (Should we delete([1]) this sense?) (Scientology) The completion of a sequence of actions.
END OF CYCLE, noun. (Scientology) suicide
END OF CYCLES, noun. Plural of End of Cycle
END OF DAY, noun. The time when a project should be completed; e.g. 5 pm
END OF DAY, noun. The period when banking transactions are cleared
END OF QUOTE, noun. (singulare tantum) Used in speech to indicate the end of a quotation.
END OF STORY, noun. (colloquial) That is as much as I know, am prepared to reveal or am willing to say about the subject.
END OF TERRACE, noun. (chiefly UK) (Ireland) The houses at each end of a line of rowhouses or terraced houses.
END OF TERRACE, adjective. As above, such as end of terrace house.
END OF THE LINE, noun. The termination point of a railway or similar transportation system.
END OF THE LINE, noun. (idiomatic) Final cessation or discontinuance of a process, institution, or person, especially one which has existed for a considerable period of time; death.
END OF THE RAINBOW, noun. (figurative) A magical place where one goes to find fulfillment of one's dreams.
END OF THE ROAD, noun. A conclusion, termination or ending (of a process).
END OF THE ROAD, noun. Death.
END OF THE WORLD, noun. End of the planet Earth.
END OF THE WORLD, noun. End of habitability for life on Earth.
END OF THE WORLD, noun. End of humanity.
END OF THE WORLD, noun. (idiomatic) Any change that seems catastrophic or devastating.
END OF WATCH, noun. The date and time at which a police officer was killed while on duty.
END PIECE, noun. Any structure at the end of another
END PIECE, noun. (anatomy) The axoneme on the flagella of a spermatozoon
END PIECES, noun. Plural of end piece
END PRODUCT, noun. A final product, especially one resulting from a series of stages or processes.
END QUOTE, interjection. Used in speech to indicate the end of a quotation.
END RESULT, noun. Consequence
END RHYME, noun. (often uncountable) The form of rhyme (rhyming) which uses sameness of sound of the last words of lines from the vowels in their stressed syllables to their ends.
END RHYME, noun. (countable) A word that rhymes with another in that it is pronounced identically with the other word from the vowel in its stressed syllable to the end.
END RHYMES, noun. Plural of end rhyme
END RUN, noun. A running play in American football in which the player carrying the ball attempts to avoid being tackled by evading the defending players from the opposing team
END RUN, noun. (informal) (by extension) An attempt to avoid a difficult situation by transcending it without confronting it directly
END STATE, noun. (military) The specified situation at the successful completion of the final phase of a military operation.
END STATE, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see Any ending state..
END TABLE, noun. A small table placed beside a chair or at each end of a sofa
END TIMES, noun. (Christianity) The days leading up to the second coming of the Messiah (Christ), when the world will be judged.
END TIMES, noun. (Islam) The days leading to the coming of the Mahdi
END TIMES, noun. Corresponding periods in other religious traditions.
END UP, verb. (idiomatic; with the preposition with) To conclude, turn out, sometimes unexpectedly.
END UP, verb. (idiomatic) To arrive at a destination, sometimes unexpectedly.
END UP, verb. (of a set of events) To eventually do
END UP, verb. To lift or tilt, so as to set on end.
END USER, noun. The final consumer of a product; the intended recipient or user.
END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT, noun. (legal) A contract between the manufacturer or copyright holder, also commonly called the licensor, of an end product and a person, commonly called the end user, that specifies the licenses under which the end user may utilize the end product, subject to restrictions as specified in the contract or agreement.
END USERS, noun. Plural of end user
END ZONE, noun. (American football) the area between the end line and goal line bounded by the sidelines. It is bordered on all sides by a white line indicating its beginning and end points.
END ZONE, noun. (field hockey) the portion of the rink behind the goal line.
END ZONES, noun. Plural of end zone

Dictionary definition

END, noun. 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".
END, noun. The point in time at which something ends; "the end of the year"; "the ending of warranty period".
END, noun. The concluding parts of an event or occurrence; "the end was exciting"; "I had to miss the last of the movie".
END, noun. 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".
END, noun. 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".
END, noun. A final state; "he came to a bad end"; "the so-called glorious experiment came to an inglorious end".
END, noun. The surface at either extremity of a three-dimensional object; "one end of the box was marked `This side up'".
END, noun. (football) the person who plays at one end of the line of scrimmage; "the end managed to hold onto the pass".
END, noun. A boundary marking the extremities of something; "the end of town".
END, noun. 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".
END, noun. The part you are expected to play; "he held up his end".
END, noun. The last section of a communication; "in conclusion I want to say...".
END, noun. A piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold.
END, noun. (American football) a position on the line of scrimmage; "no one wanted to play end".
END, verb. 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".
END, verb. 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".
END, verb. Be the end of; be the last or concluding part of; "This sad scene ended the movie".
END, verb. Put an end to; "The terrible news ended our hopes that he had survived".

Wise words

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