part of speech: noun

definition 1: the point at which anything that has length starts or stops.

  • Please tie a knot at the end of the string.
  • There will be a stop sign at the end of the road.

synonyms: extremity

definition 2: a point in time at which something stops or finishes; conclusion.

  • I look forward to going home at the end of the day.

synonyms: close, completion, finish

antonyms: beginning, birth, dawn, onset, start

definition 3: the last part.

  • I cried at the end of the show.

synonyms: ending

antonyms: beginning, start

definition 4: goal, purpose, or aim.

  • I am working hard toward a good end.

synonyms: aim, goal, purpose

phrase: at loose ends

phrase: make ends meet


part of speech: verb

inflections: ends, ending, ended

definition 1: to cause to stop; finish; conclude.

  • The fire in the building ended the school day earlier than expected.

synonyms: complete, conclude, finish

antonyms: begin, start

definition 2: to reach a finish or conclusion; stop.

  • The class will end around 3:30pm.

synonyms: cease, stop

antonyms: abide, begin, continue

phrase: make both ends meet
phrase: end up

Word Builder: end +

ending: the last part of something.
endless: without end.