- enPR: ĕnd, IPA: /ɛnd/, SAMPA: /End/
- Rhymes: -ɛnd
- ( Can we verify( + ) this sense? ) Extreme part .
- The final point of something in space or time .
- ( Can we verify( + ) this sense? ) Extreme line .
- Death .
- Result .
- A purpose, goal, or aim .
- ( cricket ) One of the two parts of the ground used as a descriptive name for half of the ground.
- The Pavillion End
- ( US 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 .
- at the end of the day
- big end
- bitter end
- East End
- End of Days
- end of the line
- end of the road
- end piece, endpiece
- end times
- endways, endwise
- ( intransitive ): To finish, terminate .
- ( transitive ): To finish, terminate ( something or someone ).
- Den, den, DNE, NDE, NED, Ned, ned
- ( a patient ): -and, -ee, -ed
- ( a patient ): -er, -or, -ing
- -and, -nd
- ( RP ) enPR: ĕnd—, IPA: /ɛnd—/, SAMPA: /End—/
- When combined with a term beginning with a consonant, end- concatenates with the interfix -o- ( as endo- ) .
- The prefix end- is usually stressed in the terms it forms ( as in endoscope: ĕnʹdōskōp ); however, it is never stressed when stress falls on the following syllable ( as in endoscopy: ĕndŏʹskŏpi ), and stressing the prefix is optional when the subsequent syllable is stressed ( as in endoscopic: ĕndōskŏʹpĭk or ĕn'dōskŏʹpĭk ) .
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- 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
- the end of town
- End ( ĕnd ), n. [OE. & AS. ende; akin to OS. endi, D. einde, eind, OHG. enti, G. ende, Icel. endir, endi, Sw. ände, Dan. ende, Goth. andeis, Skr. anta. √208. Cf. Ante-, Anti-, Answer.]
1. The extreme or last point or part of any material thing considered lengthwise ( the extremity of breadth being side ); hence, extremity, in general; the concluding part; termination; close; limit; as, “the end of a field, line, pole, road; the end of a year, of a discourse; put an end to pain”; -- opposed to beginning, when used of anything having a first part.
Better is the end of a thing than the beginning thereof. Eccl. vii. 8.
2. Point beyond which no procession can be made; conclusion; issue; result, whether successful or otherwise; conclusive event; consequence.
My guilt be on my head, and there an end. Shak.
O that a man might know
The end of this day's business ere it come! Shak.
3. Termination of being; death; destruction; extermination; also, cause of death or destruction.
Unblamed through life, lamented in thy end. Pope.
Confound your hidden falsehood, and award
Either of you to be the other's end. Shak.
I shall see an end of him. Shak.
4. The object aimed at in any effort considered as the close and effect of exertion; ppurpose; intention; aim; as, “to labor for private or public ends”.
Losing her, the end of living lose. Dryden.
When every man is his own end, all things will come to a bad end. Coleridge.
5. That which is left; a remnant; a fragment; a scrap; as, “odds and ends”.
I clothe my naked villainy
With old odd ends stolen out of holy writ,
And seem a saint, when most I play the devil. Shak.
6. ( Carpet Manuf. ) One of the yarns of the worsted warp in a Brussels carpet.
An end. On end; upright; erect; endways. Spenser To the end; continuously. [Obs.] Richardson. -- End bulb ( Anat. ), one of the bulblike bodies in which some sensory nerve fibers end in certain parts of the skin and mucous membranes; -- also called end corpuscles. -- End fly, a bobfly. -- End for end, one end for the other; in reversed order. -- End man, the last man in a row; one of the two men at the extremities of a line of minstrels. -- End on ( Naut. ), bow foremost. -- End organ ( Anat. ), the structure in which a nerve fiber ends, either peripherally or centrally. -- End plate ( Anat. ), one of the flat expansions in which motor nerve fibers terminate on muscular fibers. -- End play ( Mach. ), movement endwise, or room for such movement. -- End stone ( Horol. ), one of the two plates of a jewel in a timepiece; the part that limits the pivot's end play. -- Ends of the earth, the remotest regions of the earth. -- In the end, finally. Shak. -- On end, upright; erect. -- To the end, in order. Bacon. -- To
make both ends meet, to live within one's income. Fuller. -- To put an end to, to destroy.
- 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.
On the seventh day God ended his work. Gen. ii. 2.
2. To form or be at the end of; as, “the letter k ends the word back”.
3. To destroy; to put to death. “This sword hath ended him.” Shak.
To end up, to lift or tilt, so as to set on end; as, to end up a hogshead.
- 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.”
From Middle English ende, from Old English ende, from Proto-Germanic *anđjaz ( 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 .
Old English endian
By Wiktionary ( 2012/06/12 23:52 UTC Version )
By Wiktionary ( 2011/07/11 19:48 UTC Version )
From the Ancient Greek ἔνδον ( endon, “within” ) .
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