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Definition of "end" [end]

  • Either extremity of something that has length: the end of the pier. (noun)
  • The outside or extreme edge or physical limit; a boundary: the end of town. (noun)
  • The point in time when an action, an event, or a phenomenon ceases or is completed; the conclusion: the end of the day. (noun)
  • A result; an outcome. (noun)
  • Something toward which one strives; a goal. See Synonyms at intention. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "end" in a sentence
  • "GIF counter db 0; To keep track of number of files viewed in_prog db 0 end_prog: filename db 50 dup (?) _end: end main"
  • "Anchors at the end of the line. end$ requires the text end to be at the end of the line, with no intervening spaces or text."
  • "Is not God Himself the beginning, centre, end -- nay, not _end_, because it endureth for ever -- of all real, true love?"