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Noun
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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A part that has been allocated to someone or something
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“To get straight to the point, I don't trust you to fulfil your end of the deal.”
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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 Formal act of putting an end to
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The consequences or after-effects of a significant (and usually unpleasant) event
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The cessation of life and all associated processes
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The furthest or most extreme point or limit of something
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The collapse or defeat of an authoritative figure or governing body
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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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A crusty end of a loaf of bread, or the rind of a cheese
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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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A series of severe measures to restrict undesirable or illegal people or behaviour
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A turning point
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An important assignment given to a person or group of people, typically involving travel abroad
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A predetermined or unavoidable destiny
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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 sign of the end or demise of something or someone
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A payment made to a professional person or to a professional or public body in exchange for advice or services
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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 bottom, base, or lower end of something
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A judgment or verdict arrived at after consideration
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To draw, or cause 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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To put an end to something, typically by the use of force
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(of a business) To go bankrupt
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To ultimately develop or happen as a result
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To clear or disappear (gradually), especially of something undesirable
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To put an end to
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Reconcile a situation
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To fail suddenly and completely
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To solve (a problem)
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To settle or come to terms on a particular arrangement
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Occur as a result
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To pay off (a debt or creditor)
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Adjective
Furthest to the rear
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