NounEnd (plural Ends)
- (Can we verify(+) this sense?)</span> Extreme part.
- The final point of something in space or time.
- Is there no end to this madness?
- (Can we verify(+) this sense?)</span> Extreme line.
- A purpose, goal, or aim.
- Certainly he could do so, but to what end?
- For some people, knowledge is a means to an end; for others, it is an end in itself.
- The end justifies the means.
- (cricket) One of the two parts of the ground used as a descriptive name for half of the ground.
- The Pavillion End
- (American football) The position at the end of either the offensive or defensive line, a tight end, a split end, a defensive end.
- (curling) A period of play in which each team throws eight rocks, two per player, in alternating fashion.
- (mathematics) An ideal point of a graph or other complex.
- Adjectives often used with "end": final, ultimate, deep, happy, etc.
- (intransitive): To finish, terminate.
- Is this movie ever going to end?
- (transitive): To finish, terminate (something or someone).
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dreary; practical; extreme; definite; private; lofty; selfish; ambitious; sordid; common; remote; swanlike; unsavory; equivocal; inexorable; surprising; personal; muchcoveted; teleological; adequate; ornamental; technical; ulterior; contingent; unpitied; desirable; special; worthier; appointed; hideous; latter; petty; sad; professed; untimely; abhorred; economical; wretched; radiant; conscious; tapering; immortal; futile; spiritual; individual; chief; shameful; ephemeral; extravagant; lifeless; blunt; preconceived; ultimate; gracious; disastrous.
accomplish—; achieve—; attain—; bend to —; catch—; constitute—; continue until—; contrive—; discern—; draw to—; endure to—; fear—; fulfill—; further—; hasten—; indicate—; justify—; maintain till—; obtain—; pause at—; pray for—; progress toward—; pursue—; push to—; put to—; scorn—; serve—; sever—; sleep till—-; stave off—; subserve—; waste—; welcome ——; work out—,
invariably; eloquently; feebly; amicably; mournfully; abruptly; fatally; badly; tragically; comically; sorrowfully; dramatically; coldly; virtually; intelligibly; disastrously; breathlessly; inevitably; miserably; ultimately; insignificantly; ominously; appropriately; abruptly; gradually; poetically; swiftly.
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From Middle English ende, from Old English ende, from Proto-Germanic *andijaz (compare Dutch einde, German Ende, Swedish ände), from Proto-Indo-European *antios (compare Old Irish ét 'end, point', Latin antiæ 'forelock', Albanian anë 'side', Ancient Greek antíos 'opposite', Sanskrit antyas 'last'), from *anti 'opposite'. More at anti.
- to weave
- than (in comparisons):
- Han er venligere end hun. (He is friendlier than she.)
- imperative of ende