HyperDic: end

English > 18 senses of the word end:
NOUNlocationend, terminaleither extremity of something that has length
timeend, endingthe point in time at which something ends
eventend, lastthe concluding parts of an event or occurrence
cognitionend, goalthe state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it
cognitionenda final / final part or section
stateend, destruction, deatha final / final / final state
locationendthe surface at either extremity of a three-dimensional object
person end(football) the person who plays at one end of the line of scrimmage
locationenda boundary marking the extremities of something
locationendone of two places from which people are communicating to each other
actendthe part you are expected to play
communicationend, conclusion, close, closing, endingthe last section of a communication
artifactend, remainder, remnant, oddmenta piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold
actend(American football) a position on the line of scrimmage
VERBstativeend, stop, finish, terminate, ceasehave an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense
changeend, terminatebring to an end or halt
stativeend, terminatebe the end of
creationendput an end to
end > pronunciation
Soundseh'nd
Rhymesamend ... wend: 48 rhymes with ehnd...
English > end: 18 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningEither extremity of something that has length.
Examples
  • "the end of the pier"
  • "she knotted the end of the thread"
  • "they rode to the end of the line"
Synonymterminal
Narrowerbitter end(nautical) the inboard end of a line or cable especially the end that is wound around a bitt
bittheadThe upper end of a bitt
end point, endpoint, termination, terminusA place where something ends or is complete
finish, destination, goalThe place designated as the end (as of a race or journey)
heelThe lower end of a ship's mast
heelOne of the crusty ends of a loaf of bread
nerve ending, nerve endThe terminal structure of an axon that does not end at a synapse
pointsharp end
pole, magnetic poleOne of the two ends of a magnet where the magnetism seems to be concentrated
railheadThe end of the completed track on an unfinished railway
telomereEither (free) end of a eukaryotic chromosome
terminusEither end of a railroad or bus route
tipThe extreme / extreme end of something
yardarmEither end of the yard of a square-rigged ship
BroaderextremityThe outermost or farthest region or point
Spanishcabo, final
Catalancap, final
Verbsendhave an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense
English > end: 18 senses > noun 2, time
MeaningThe point in time at which something ends.
Examples
  • "the end of the year"
  • "the ending of warranty period"
Synonymending
Narrowercease('cease' is a noun only in the phrase 'without cease') end
death, dying, demiseThe time when something ends
death, lastThe time at which life ends
fag end, tail, tail endThe time of the last part of something
fin de siecleThe end of a century, especially the 19th century
last gaspThe point of death or exhaustion or completion
periodThe end or completion of something
stopping point, finale, finis, finish, last, conclusion, closeThe temporal end
termination, expiration, expiryA coming to an end of a contract period
terminus ad quem, terminal point, limitfinal / final or latest limiting point
year-endThe end of a calendar year
Broaderpoint, point in timeAn instant of time
Oppositebeginning, commencement, first, outset, get-go, start, kickoff, starting time, showtime, offsetThe time at which something is supposed to begin
middleTime between the beginning and the end of a temporal period
Spanishconclusión, finalización, final, fin, término
Catalanacabament, conclusió, fi, finalització, final, termini
Verbsendbring to an end or halt
endput an end to
endhave an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense
endbe the end of
English > end: 18 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningThe concluding parts of an event or occurrence.
Example"the end was exciting"
Synonymlast
Narrowerendgame, end gameThe final stages of a chess game after most of the pieces have been removed from the board
endgame, end gameThe final stages of an extended process of negotiation
homestretchThe end of an enterprise
passingThe end of something
Broaderending, conclusion, finishevent whose occurrence ends something
Spanishfinal, fin
Catalanfi
Verbsendbring to an end or halt
endput an end to
endhave an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense
endbe the end of
English > end: 18 senses > noun 4, cognition
MeaningThe state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it.
Example"the ends justify the means"
Synonymgoal
Part ofplan of actionA plan for actively doing something
Narroweraim, object, objective, targetThe goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
bourn, bourneAn archaic term for a goal or destination
destination, terminusThe ultimate goal for which something is done
end-allThe ultimate goal
intention(usually plural) the goal with respect to a marriage proposal
no-goalA nonexistent goal
purpose, intent, intention, aim, designAn anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
Broadercontent, cognitive content, mental objectThe sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned
Spanishfinalidad, fin, meta, objetivo, propósito
Catalanfi, finalitat, meta, objectiu, propòsit
English > end: 18 senses > noun 5, cognition
MeaningA final / final part or section.
Examples
  • "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"
Broaderpart, section, divisionOne of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole
OppositebeginningThe first part or section of something
middleAn intermediate part or section
Spanishfinal, fin, término
Catalanfinal, terme
Verbsendbring to an end or halt
endhave an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense
endbe the end of
English > end: 18 senses > noun 6, state
MeaningA final / final / final state.
Examples
  • "he came to a bad end"
  • "the so-called glorious experiment came to an inglorious end"
Synonymsdestruction, death
BroaderstateThe way something is with respect to its main attributes
Spanishdestrucción, final, muerte
Catalandestrucció, final, mort
Verbsendbring to an end or halt
endput an end to
endhave an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense
endbe the end of
English > end: 18 senses > noun 7, location
MeaningThe surface at either extremity of a three-dimensional object.
Example"one end of the box was marked 'This side up'"
BroadersurfaceThe extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object
Spanishcara, lado
Catalancara, costat
Verbsendhave an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense
English > end: 18 senses > noun 8, person
Meaning(football) the person who plays at one end of the line of scrimmage.
Example"the end managed to hold onto the pass"
Categoryfootball, football gameAny of various games / games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
Narrowersplit end(football) an offensive end who lines up at a distance from the other linemen
tight end(football) an offensive end who lines up close to the tackle
BroaderlinemanOne of the players on the line of scrimmage
English > end: 18 senses > noun 9, location
MeaningA boundary marking the extremities of something.
Example"the end of town"
Broaderboundary, bound, boundsThe line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
Spanishacabamiento, extremo, final, fin, término
Catalanacabament, extrem, terme
Verbsendhave an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense
English > end: 18 senses > noun 10, location
MeaningOne of two places from which people are communicating to each other.
Examples
  • "the phone rang at the other end"
  • "both ends wrote at the same time"
Broadertopographic point, place, spotA point located with respect to surface features of some region
English > end: 18 senses > noun 11, act
MeaningThe part you are expected to play.
Example"he held up his end"
Broadercontribution, part, shareThe part played by a person in bringing about a result
English > end: 18 senses > noun 12, communication
MeaningThe last section of a communication.
Synonymsconclusion, close, closing, ending
Part ofaddress, speechThe act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience
narration, recital, yarnThe act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events
Narroweranticlimax, bathosA change from a serious subject / subject to a disappointing one
epilogue, epilogA short / short passage added at the end of a literary work
epilogue, epilogA short / short speech (often in verse) addressed directly to the audience by an actor at the end of a play
finale, codaThe closing section of a musical composition
peroration(rhetoric) the concluding section of an oration
Broadersection, subdivisionA self-contained part of a larger / larger composition / composition (written or musical)
Spanishcierre, conclusión, finalización, final, terminación
Catalancloenda, conclusió, tancament
Verbsendput an end to
endhave an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense
endbe the end of
English > end: 18 senses > noun 13, artifact
MeaningA piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold.
Synonymsremainder, remnant, oddment
Narrowerfag endThe frayed end of a length of cloth or rope
Broaderpiece of cloth, piece of materialA separate part consisting of fabric
Spanishresto, retal, retazo
English > end: 18 senses > noun 14, act
Meaning(American football) a position on the line of scrimmage.
Example"no one wanted to play end"
Member offootball team, elevenA team that plays football
Broaderlineman(American football) the position of a player on a football team who is stationed on the line of scrimmage
English > end: 18 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningHave an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Examples
  • "My property ends by the bushes"
  • "The symphony ends in a pianissimo"
Synonymsstop, finish, terminate, cease
Caused byend, terminateBring to an end or halt
Narroweradjourn, recess, break upClose at the end of a session
breakCome to an end
conclude, closeCome to a close
culminate, climaxend, especially to reach a final or climactic stage
cut outCease operating
discontinueCome to or be at an end
go outBecome extinguished
lapseend, at least for a long time
pass awaygo out of existence
run low, run short, goTo be spent or finished
run outbecome used up
turn out, come outResult or end
vanish, disappearCease to exist
vanish, disappear, go awayBecome invisible or unnoticeable / unnoticeable
Oppositebegin, startHave a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense
Spanishacabar, cesar, concluir, fenecer, finalizar, finir, parar, terminar
Catalanacabar, aturar, cessar, enllestir, finalitzar, finir, parar, terminar
Nounsenda final / final part or section
endthe last section of a communication
endthe concluding parts of an event or occurrence
endeither extremity of something that has length
enda boundary marking the extremities of something
endthe surface at either extremity of a three-dimensional object
enda final / final / final state
endthe point in time at which something ends
English > end: 18 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningBring to an end or halt.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey end moving
Example"She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime"
Synonymterminate
Cause toend, stop, finish, terminate, ceaseHave an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense
Narrowerabortterminate before completion
ax, axeterminate
break, break off, discontinue, stopprevent completion
closecomplete a business deal, negotiation, or an agreement
closeFinish or terminate (meetings, speeches, etc.)
close outterminate
closure, clotureterminate debate by calling for a vote
complete, finishCome or bring to a finish or an end / end
concludeBring to a close
culminateBring to a head or to the highest point
decide, settle, resolve, adjudicateBring to an end
dissolve, break upCome to an end
dissolve, break upBring the association / association / association of to an end or cause to break up
finalize, finalise, settle, nail downmake final
finishCause to finish a relationship / relationship with somebody
interrupt, breakterminate
lift, raiseput an end to
phase outterminate gradually
stamp out, killend or extinguish by forceful means
stub out, crush out, extinguish, press outExtinguish by crushing
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Oppositebegin, lead off, start, commenceset in motion, cause to start
get down, begin, get, start out, start, set about, set out, commenceTake the first ... / first step or steps in carrying out an action
Spanishacabar, concluir, finalizar, rescindir, terminar
Catalanacabar, finalitzar, rescindir, terminar
Nounsenda final / final part or section
endthe concluding parts of an event or occurrence
enda final / final / final state
endthe point in time at which something ends
endingthe act of ending something
English > end: 18 senses > verb 3, stative
MeaningBe the end of; be the last or concluding part of.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"This sad scene ended the movie"
Synonymterminate
NarrowercloseCause a window or an application to disappear on a computer desktop
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Spanishfinalizar
Nounsenda final / final part or section
endthe last section of a communication
endthe concluding parts of an event or occurrence
enda final / final / final state
end, endingthe point in time at which something ends
endingevent whose occurrence ends something
English > end: 18 senses > verb 4, creation
Meaningput an end to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The terrible news ended our hopes that he had survived"
Broaderdestroy, destructDo away with, cause the destruction or undoing of
Nounsendthe last section of a communication
endthe concluding parts of an event or occurrence
enda final / final / final state
endthe point in time at which something ends
endingevent whose occurrence ends something

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