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The tip or furthermost part of something
“He placed the bait at the end of the stick and laid his trap.”
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The edge or extremity of an area or land mass
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“Over to your right, the cathedral of Notre-Dame sits foursquare at the end of the island.”
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A final part of something, especially a period of time, an activity, or a story
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“Like him or not, we are witnessing the end of a key era in Canadian politics.”
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A goal or desired result
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“To this end, I believe that the board must act now before an incident like this reoccurs.”
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A small piece that is left after use
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“Some hang on to so-called stub ends, a few shares held for old time's sake.”
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The death of a living person or organism
“It was sadly the end for the man who had cheated death so many times.”
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A section or aspect of a group, industry or ideology
“The sales end of our business is presently booming.”
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The conclusion to which any course or condition of things leads
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The cessation of life and all associated processes
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Formal act of putting an end to, annulling
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The thicker end of something, especially a tool or a weapon
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Possession of a similar meaning through paraphrasing
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The back or tail end of a row or length
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The act or state of destroying or being destroyed, especially completely
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The bottom, base, or lower end of something
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A removal from power
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Legal order to execute someone
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A cause, explanation, or justification for an action or event
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Portion allotted to something
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The state of being a proprietor
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The act of ordering or allowing someone to leave
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A series of severe measures to restrict undesirable or illegal people or behaviour
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A turning point
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Idea
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A predetermined or unavoidable destiny
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An important assignment given to a person or group of people, typically involving travel abroad
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A later stage or period in one's life
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The final period of the life of a person or thing
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A group of people attending or surrounding an important person
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A sign of the end or demise of something or someone
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A great and sudden disaster or misfortune
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The period of the evening when twilight is visible, between daylight and darkness
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(idiomatic) A small addition to a burden which causes a situation to become unbearable
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A long, slender, rounded and solid piece of wood or metal
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The sale of shares, property, or other assets
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To draw to a close
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“The company would end his contract after reports of misbehavior on his part.”
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To bring or come to a finish
“There could not be a better way to end what has been a great campaign.”
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To take a life
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“A recent biography suggests that Van Gogh did not end his own life, but was instead killed by an acquaintance.”
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To die or cease living
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“He was a great general, who would end on the field of battle.”
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(of a business) To go bankrupt
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To reach or bring to a climax
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Reconcile a situation
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To solve (a problem)