End

End End, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ending}.] 1. To bring to an end or conclusion; to finish; to close; to terminate; as, to end a speech. ``I shall end this strife.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

On the seventh day God ended his work. --Gen. ii. 2. [1913 Webster]

2. To form or be at the end of; as, the letter k ends the word back. [1913 Webster]

3. To destroy; to put to death. ``This sword hath ended him.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{To end up}, to lift or tilt, so as to set on end; as, to end up a hogshead. [1913 Webster]


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  • End — ([e^]nd), n. [OE. & AS. ende; akin to OS. endi, D. einde, eind, OHG. enti, G. ende, Icel. endir, endi, Sw. [ a]nde, Dan. ende, Goth. andeis, Skr. anta. [root]208. Cf. {Ante }, {Anti }, {Answer}.] 1. The extreme or last point or part of any… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • End on — End End ([e^]nd), n. [OE. & AS. ende; akin to OS. endi, D. einde, eind, OHG. enti, G. ende, Icel. endir, endi, Sw. [ a]nde, Dan. ende, Goth. andeis, Skr. anta. [root]208. Cf. {Ante }, {Anti }, {Answer}.] 1. The extreme or last point or part of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • End — End, v. i. To come to the ultimate point; to be finished; to come to a close; to cease; to terminate; as, a voyage ends; life ends; winter ends. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • End — An end of an object is a point where it terminates, or stops. When the object is thought of as running in a certain direction, the end is whichever end occurs last, or is furthest from the beginning.End may also refer to: *End (philosophy) *In… …   Wikipedia

  • end — I. noun Etymology: Middle English ende, from Old English; akin to Old High German enti end, Latin ante before, Greek anti against Date: before 12th century 1. a. the part of an area that lies at the boundary b. (1) a point that marks the extent… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • End- — Endo En do , End End [Gr. e ndon within, fr. ? in. See {In}.] A combining form signifying within; as, endocarp, endogen, endocuneiform, endaspidean. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • end- — or endo combining form Etymology: French, from Greek, from endon within; akin to Greek en in, Old Latin indu, Hittite andan within more at in 1. within ; inside < endoskeleton > compare ect , exo 2. taking in < endothermic > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • End time — End time, End times, or End of days are the eschatological writings in the three Abrahamic religions and in doomsday scenarios in various other non Abrahamic religions. In Abrahamic religions, End times are often depicted as a time of tribulation …   Wikipedia

  • End bulb — End End ([e^]nd), n. [OE. & AS. ende; akin to OS. endi, D. einde, eind, OHG. enti, G. ende, Icel. endir, endi, Sw. [ a]nde, Dan. ende, Goth. andeis, Skr. anta. [root]208. Cf. {Ante }, {Anti }, {Answer}.] 1. The extreme or last point or part of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • end corpuscles — End End ([e^]nd), n. [OE. & AS. ende; akin to OS. endi, D. einde, eind, OHG. enti, G. ende, Icel. endir, endi, Sw. [ a]nde, Dan. ende, Goth. andeis, Skr. anta. [root]208. Cf. {Ante }, {Anti }, {Answer}.] 1. The extreme or last point or part of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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