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Definition of "ending" []

  • A conclusion or termination. (noun)
  • A concluding part; a finale: a happy ending. (noun)
  • Grammar The final morpheme added to a word base to make an inflectional form, such as -ed in walked. (noun)
  • The act of bringing to or reaching an end (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.

  • The last part of something, as a book, film, etc (noun)
  • The final part of a word, esp a suffix (noun)

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Use "ending" in a sentence
  • "President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is aiming for annual average GDP growth of 6.6 percent through the remainder of his term ending in 2014, partly by boosting spending on roads, railways and ports."
  • "Yudhoyono targets growth of as much as 6.6 percent on average through the remainder of his term ending in 2014."
  • "Yudhoyono aims to expand Southeast Asia's largest economy at an annual average rate of 6.6 percent through the remainder of his term ending in 2014, partly by boosting investment in roads, railways and ports."