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ends, plural;
  1. Come or bring to a final point; finish
    • - when the war ended, policy changed
    • - the chapter ends with a case study
    • - she wanted to end the relationship
  2. Reach a point and go no further
    • - the boundary where agnosticism ends and atheism begins
  3. Perform a final act
    • - the man ended by attacking a police officer
  4. Have as its final part, point, or result
    • - one in three marriages is now likely to end in divorce
  5. Eventually reach or come to a specified place, state, or course of action
    • - I ended up in Connecticut
    • - you could end up with a higher income
  1. A final part of something, esp. a period of time, an activity, or a story
    • - the end of the year
    • - Mario led the race from beginning to end
  2. A termination of a state or situation
    • - the party called for an end to violence
    • - one notice will be effective to bring the tenancy to an end
  3. Used to emphasize that something, typically a subject of discussion, is considered finished
    • - you will go to church and that's the end of it
  4. Death or ruin
    • - if she's caught stealing again, it will be the end of her career
  5. (in biblical use) An ultimate state or condition
    • - the end of that man is peace
  6. The furthest or most extreme part or point of something
    • - a length of wire with a hook at the end
    • - the end house
  7. A small piece that is left after something has been used
    • - a box of candle ends
  8. A specified extreme point on a scale
    • - homebuyers at the lower end of the market
  9. The part or share of an activity with which someone is concerned
    • - you're going to honor your end of the deal
  10. A place that is linked to another by a telephone call, letter, or journey
    • - “Hello,” said a voice at the other end
  11. The part of an athletic field or court defended by one team or player

  12. A goal or result that one seeks to achieve
    • - each would use the other to further his own ends
    • - to this end, schools were set up for peasant women
  13. A session of play in one particular direction across the playing area

  14. An offensive or defensive lineman positioned nearest to the sideline

  1. 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"
  2. 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"
  3. 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"
  4. the concluding parts of an event or occurrence; "the end was exciting"; "I had to miss the last of the movie"
  5. goal: 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"
  6. put an end to; "The terrible news ended our hopes that he had survived"
  7. In category theory, an end of a functor is a universal dinatural transformation from an object e of X to S.
  8. Intrinsic value is an ethical and philosophic property. It is the ethical or philosophic value that an object has "in itself" or "for its own sake", as an intrinsic property. An object with intrinsic value may be regarded as an end or end-in-itself.
  9. End is a 1984 fiction film by Mahmoud Shoolizadeh; is a story about the children who live near the railways and their lives are full of ups and downs. This film displays the story of a small child which lives in south of Tehran during times of social problems. ...
  10. In topology, a branch of mathematics, the ends of a topological space are, roughly speaking, the connected components of the “ideal boundary” of the space. That is, each end represents a topologically distinct way to move to infinity within the space. ...
  11. The following is a list of episodes for the British sitcom Absolutely Fabulous.
  12. The End are a mathcore/metalcore band who hail from Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. They have been repeatedly compared to bands like Dillinger Escape Plan and deathgrind group Discordance Axis, as well as Neurosis. Their third album, Elementary, was released on Relapse Records on February 6, 2007. ...
  13. The final point of something in space or time; death; result; A purpose, goal, or aim; One of the two parts of the ground used as a descriptive name for half of the ground; The position at the end of either the offensive or defensive line, a tight end, a split end, a defensive end; A period ...
  14. A key that when pressed causes the cursor to go to the last character of the current line
  15. (endly) Final, of or pertaining to the end; Finally
  16. (Ended) Presumed 1 October 1998
  17. (Ended) has two morphemes. The base word end, and the suffix ed which indicates past tense.
  18. (Ending) The layout of the cards when just a few tricks remain to be played. In a "four-card ending," each player has four cards left. Such positions can be of special interest because squeezes and other endplays tend to occur near the end of the play.
  19. (The ending) HaloTowerPower2000 1 month ago
  20. (ending) Optional music that comes after the last chorus of a jazz performance providing a sense of finality (endings are either written by the tune’s composer or decided upon and inserted by the performers); common endings include a vamp, repetition of the last phrase, and a tag.
  21. (ending) The specific letters added to a word or word's stem - placed there to indicate specific values or meanings.
  22. (Ends) In braiding, the number of parallel wires or threads on a carrier.
  23. (ends) noun. money or bills; the origins of which mean making ends meet (example: need some ends or making ends)
  24. 'attaining two ends simultaneously'; sama-sīsī (q.v.).
  25. (Ends) Last 5-6 feet of the lane where the pins stand. Correct term is "back ends."