1. end, terminal (noun)
either extremity of something that has length.
the outermost or farthest region or point.
bitter end noun
(nautical) the inboard end of a line or cable especially the end that is wound around a bitt.
the upper end of a bitt.
the lower end of a ship's mast.
the end of the completed track on an unfinished railway.
either end of a railroad or bus route.
either end of the yard of a square-rigged ship.
either (free) end of a eukaryotic chromosome.
one of the crusty ends of a loaf of bread.
the extreme end of something; especially something pointed.
2. end, cease, terminate, finish, stop (verb)
have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical.
pass away verb
go out of existence.
end, at least for a long time.
cut out verb
go out verb
run out verb
become used up; be exhausted.
come to or be at an end.
come to an end.
3. end, ending (noun)
the point in time at which something ends.
time between the beginning and the end of a temporal period.
the end or completion of something.
the end of a calendar year.
(`cease' is a noun only in the phrase `without cease') end.
last gasp noun
the point of death or exhaustion or completion.
4. terminate, end (verb)
bring to an end or halt.
close out verb
cause to finish a relationship with somebody.
terminate before completion.
bring to a head or to the highest point.
bring to a close.
complete a business deal, negotiation, or an agreement.
phase out verb
finish or terminate (meetings, speeches, etc.).
5. final stage, end, last (noun)
the concluding parts of an event or occurrence.
6. end, terminate (verb)
be the end of; be the last or concluding part of.
have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun).
cause a window or an application to disappear on a computer desktop.
7. end (verb)
put an end to.
8. goal, end (noun)
the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it.
the ultimate goal.
a nonexistent goal.
(usually plural) the goal with respect to a marriage proposal.
9. end (noun)
a final part or section.
an intermediate part or section.
10. destruction, end, Death (noun)
a final state.
the way something is with respect to its main attributes.
11. end (noun)
the surface at either extremity of a three-dimensional object.
the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object.
12. end (noun)
(football) the person who plays at one end of the line of scrimmage.
one of the players on the line of scrimmage.
13. end (noun)
a boundary marking the extremities of something.
14. end (noun)
one of two places from which people are communicating to each other.
15. end (noun)
the part you are expected to play.
16. close, closing, ending, conclusion, end (noun)
the last section of a communication.
(rhetoric) the concluding section of an oration.
17. oddment, remnant, remainder, end (noun)
a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold.
fag end noun
the frayed end of a length of cloth or rope.
18. end (noun)
(American football) a position on the line of scrimmage.
(American football) the position of a player on a football team who is stationed on the line of scrimmage.
end game (noun)
the final stages of an extended process of negotiation
end man (noun)
a man at one end of line of performers in a minstrel show; carries on humorous dialogue with the interlocutor
end matter (noun)
written matter following the main text of a book
end of the world (noun)
(New Testament) day at the end of time following Armageddon when God will decree the fates of all individual humans according to the good and evil of their earthly lives
end on (adverb)
with the end forward or toward the observer
end organ (noun)
a specialized structure at the peripheral end of some motor or sensory nerve fibers
end point (noun)
a place where something ends or is complete
end product (noun)
final product; the things produced
end run (noun)
(American football) an attempt to advance the ball by running around the end of the line
end up (verb)
finally be or do something
end user (noun)
the ultimate user for which something is intended
the ultimate goal
the flattened end of a motor neuron that transmits neural impulses to a muscle
end-rhymed (adjective satellite)
rhymed on the terminal syllables of the verses
(verse) having a rhetorical pause at the end of each line